Poetic Reflections On Race, Class, Violence, Segregation, And The Hidden Histories That Shape Our Divided Urban Landscapes.The Chicago Race Riot Of 1919, The Most Intense Of The Riots That Comprised The Red Summer Of Violence Across The Nation S Cities, Is An Event That Has Shaped The Last Century But Is Widely Unknown In 1919, Award Winning Poet Eve L Ewing Explores The Story Of This Event Which Lasted Eight Days And Resulted In Thirty Eight Deaths And Almost 500 Injuries Through Poems Recounting The Stories Of Everyday People Trying To Survive And Thrive In The City Ewing Uses Speculative And Afrofuturist Lenses To Recast History, And Illuminates The Thin Line Between The Past And The Present.
Dr Eve L Ewing is a sociologist of education whose research is focused on racism, social inequality, and urban policy, and the impact of these forces on American public schools and the lives of young people She is a Provost s Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of Chicago in 2018, she will begin as Assistant Professor in the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chica
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- Eve L. Ewing
- 10 August 2017 Eve L. Ewing