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Wisconsin Historical Society | Wisconsin Book Club: Justice for All

February 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the Wisconsin Historical Society and fellow book lovers in an engaging discussion on “Justice for All: Selected Writings of Lloyd A Barbee”, edited by Daphne E Barbee-Wooten.
Lloyd A. Barbee was a champion in Wisconsin’s fair housing, desegregation, and civil rights battles of the 1960s and 70s. Barbee frequently signed his correspondence with “Justice for All,” a phrase that embodied his life’s work of fighting for equality and fairness. An attorney most remembered for the landmark case that desegregated Milwaukee Public Schools in 1972, Barbee stood up for justice throughout his career. As the only African American in the Wisconsin legislature from 1965 to 1977, Barbee advocated for fair housing, criminal justice reform, equal employment opportunities, women’s rights, and access to quality education for all.
This event is hosted by Liz Arbuckle, the Northern Wisconsin Education Outreach Specialist for the Wisconsin Historical Society. Prior to our meeting, Liz will send the virtual meeting link and some reflection questions to encourage a lively conversation. Participants will need access to a copy of the book, an internet connection, and a computer or smartphone to fully participate in our discussion.
Cost: Free
Advance registration is required.
Registered book club participants can receive a 20% discount on the book if they order through the Society prior to the closing date. That coupon code will be e-mailed to participants once they have registered.
To register or if you have any questions, please send an e-mail with your name to liz.arbuckle@wisconsinhistory.org

Details

Date:
February 17
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:
https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Event/EV8483