BOOK TALK: Brown’s Battlefield by Jill Titus

Jill Titus, Ph.D

The Library of Virginia will host a Book Talk on February 15, 2012 featuring Dr. Jill Titus’s Brown’s Battlefield, the story of the seismic changes brought by Brown v. the Board of Education andVirginia’s move to resist desegregation. In her book Titus illustrates the ways that ordinary people, black and white, battled, and continue to battle, over the role of public education in theUnited States.

If you’d like a taste of Titus’ writing, we discovered two short articles by her and have included the links below. She reflects upon life amid the turbulence of the Civil Rights movement and integration in the early 1960s.

The Cost of Resistance
Back-to-School Reflections

Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Time: Noon–1:00 PM
Place: Library of Virginia
800 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia
Jill Titus will speak, and a book signing follows the talk. Limited free parking is available under the Library with access on both 8th and 9th Streets.

CLICK HERE to get directions to this event.