Tuskegee University forum to examine economic inequality in America

Metro Digest: March 7 - 13

3/7/2014, noon
Tuskegee University will bring together a group of nationally recognized economists, financial analysts and policy advisers to discuss America’s economic ...
Andrew F. Brimmer was the first African-American to serve on the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Bank and a longtime member of the Tuskegee University Board of Trustees. Brimmer died in 2013. (Photo courtesy of Tuskegee University).

Southwest Branch, a part of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System

3665 Cascade Road, Atlanta 30331

For information, call 404-699-6363.

An Afternoon With Author B Michelle

Tuesday, March 11. 3:00– 4:30 p.m. 

Author Brenda Michelle Tillman, aka “B Michelle,” will speak to children about her new book called Happy! Happy! Happy! Ms. Tillman will have some spoken word and other interactive fun activities as she discusses how to become a writer and self-publish your material. Ages 7-10. Registration required.

East Point Branch, a part of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System

2757 Main Street, East Point 30344

For information, call 404-762-4842.

Meet Author Meredith C. McGee: Book Signing and Discussion

Saturday, March 15. 2:00 p.m.

In celebration of Women’s History Month, meet author Meredith Coleman McGee, also an acquisition editor and entrepreneur. She will discuss her book, James Meredith: Warrior and the America that Created Him, a biography about her uncle, Civil Rights icon James H. Meredith, known in part as the first African-American student admitted to the University of Mississippi in 1962. The book examines Meredith’s early life, his actions that resulted in the integration of Ole Miss; his 1966 ‘March Against Fear,’ during which he was shot by a shotgun-wielding sniper, and voting rights stories from his peers during the Civil Rights era. Reservations required. Adults.

Central Library, a part of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System

One Margaret Mitchell Square, Atlanta 30303

For information, call 404-730-1700.