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Author to Discuss Book on Children of Civil Rights Movement Leaders


Decatur, GA.— Atlanta writer John Blake will discuss his book Children of the Movement Tuesday, February 22, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. in the Harrington Center, on the campus of Columbia Theological Seminary, in Decatur, GA. For the book, Blake talked with the sons and daughters of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, Andrew Young, Julian Bond, Stokely Carmichael, and George Wallace among others. Their stories provide a different look into the civil rights movement, its legacy and ongoing influence. In the February 22 conversation, Blake will focus on religious issues, the influence of the church and faith in a more general sense on the movement and its children. Following a short talk, he’ll answer questions from the audience. For the past several years, John Blake has covered religion for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He has received honors from the Georgia Press Association, the Atlanta Association of Black Journalists, and the Society of Professional Journalists and is a member of Oakhurst Presbyterian Church, Decatur, GA. Children of the Movement is published by Chicago Review Press. Admission on February 22 is free, but please register by calling 404-687-4577 or e-mail Columbia Theological Seminary, located in Decatur, Georgia, was established in 1828 and is one of 10 theological institutions of the Presbyterian Church (USA). 

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