Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm WA State authors Claire Rudolf Murphy & Mary Cronk Farrell will share challenges of writing race and introduce a panel of local activists discussing how white people can show up for racial justice. Panel includes Judith Entwife, AAUA President. Cost: Free
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Claire Rudolf Murphy, author of Martin and Bobby: A Journey to Justice follows the lives and final days of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert Kennedy, showing how their initially wary relationship evolved from challenging and testing each other to finally “arriving in the same place” in 1968, as allies fighting poverty and racism.
Mary Cronk Farrell, author of Standing Up Against Hate: How Black Women in the Army Helped Change the Course of WWII, a much-need perspective on the lives of women of color in WWII America.
Claire and Mary will share the challenges of writing about race and introduce a panel of local activists discussing how white people can show up for racial justice. Panel members include Judith Entwife, President of the Bellingham American Association of University Women (AAUW) who will offer practical suggestions for supporting intersectionality.