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Matteson Area Public Library District Black History Month Speakers

MATTESON, IL-(ENEWSPF)- This year, to celebrate Black History Month, The Matteson Area Public Library District, is hosting speakers that will entertain and inform our community on different topics covering Black History.

Our first event, ‘The Life and Import of Fannie Lou Hamer’ will take place at beginning at 1:00pm, on Saturday, February 6, 2016, at the Matteson Area Public Library District, 801 School Ave in Matteson, IL.

Poet and educator Treasure Shields Redmond will present her original poems about the life and social impact of Fannie Lou Hamer. Hamer, a native of rural Mississippi and grassroots Civil Rights . . .

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