Breaking the Line brings to life the historic saga of the battle for the 1967 black college championship, culminating in a riveting, excruciatingly close contest. Author Samuel Freedman will talk about this story and its positioning within the Civil Rights Era. Freedman will be joined by Andrew Lawrence, Staff Writer at Sports Illustrated Magazine and moderator, Farrell Evans, Senior Writer at ESPN.com. A book-signing will follow the talk.
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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of The New York Public Library, is one of the world's leading research facilities devoted to the preservation of materials on the global African and African diasporan experiences. A focal point of Harlem's cultural life, the Center sponsors programs and events that illuminate and illustrate the richness of black history and culture.
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