The Great Migration

Photo of Linda Fair

Monday, Sept. 18, 6:30pm
Linda Fair

The Great Migration was the relocation of approximately six million Black people from the Southern United States northwards.  Linda Fair shares the catalyst of the move and what life was life for those who migrated. With over 25 years of experience in the education field, she currently serves as an Academic Advisor for Blackhawk Technical College. She is active in the community, serving or having served on numerous Boards and committees such as the Equality Committee for the School District of Beloit, Beloit Historical Society Board of Directors, Diversity Action Team of Rock County, Concerned Black Citizens of Beloit and Back to Beloit: An African American Homecoming Committee. She was recently appointed to the State of Wisconsin Speaker's Task Force on Racial Disparities.

This event is part of our Big Read. All welcome to attend, even if not reading the Big Read book. Learn more about the Big Read here!