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"IN BETWEEN: MEMOIR OF AN INTEGRATION BABY"
For Expats Of All Origins, French and Visitors (All Ages)
Sunday 13 June 2010
19h00 - 22h30ish
Happy Hour. Mark's Presentation. Dinner and Dessert . More Great
Our Guest of Honor:
In the 60s while marches, school desegregation and sit-ins spread across America a skinny black kid from Chicago arrived in Paris and at first thought he had died and gone to heaven. It was not quite that good. Morrison-Reed talks about watching the Civil Rights Movement from afar and what has changed since then.
(Background: Before Paris. When in 1962 Mark Morrison-Reed, a 13-year-old black kid from South Side Chicago, moved to Switzerland with his family he said “It felt like we were integrating the whole country.” That is when he had to learn to live “in between.” President Obama, given his mixed heritage, playfully referred to himself as a mutt. He, too, had to learned to live in between – cultures, races, ...)
It's €20.00 at the door. Reservations with your telephone number (Thanks!) on firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 33 6 43 79 35 18. (Sundays telephone only. If you emailed me but didn't hear back, please call.)
At our friends' fun apartment in the Latin Quarter. m° St Michel. (Details with reservation)
GREAT FOOD! Fusion cuisine. Lot's of vegetables. Free flowing wine.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR for Sunday 20 June with celebrated author and Parisian resident Jake Lamar www.jakelamar.com. Surprise Music. Reserve as usual on email@example.com (With your telephone number. Thanks ) or 33 (0) 6 43 79 35 18.