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We Are Facing History: Building on The Dream, Standing Up for Democracy

Join us on Thursday, October 19 for a special event benefiting Facing History & Ourselves Chicago. This event will be hosted in-person.

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King: A Life by Jonathan Eig

Facing History Chicago invites you to our fall fundraiser on Thursday, October 19. With special guests Jonathan Eig, author of The New York Times bestselling biography King: A Life, and Dr. Adam Green, Associate Professor of American History at the University of Chicago, we will explore how our understanding of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s humanity and the choices he made can inform how we choose to stand up against bigotry and hate at this pivotal moment in our nation’s democracy. We'll hear from educators who are putting Facing History & Ourselves into practice, creating equitable classrooms that engage students emotionally, ethically, and intellectually.

We Are Facing History, and together we can build on Dr. King's dream.

When & Where

Thursday, October 19, 2023
5:30-7:30 PM CT

Chicago History Museum
1601 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614

Meet Our Speakers

Jonathan Eig


Headshot of Jonathan Eig.

Adam Green

Associate Professor, University of Chicago

Adam Green headshot

Meet Our Upstander

Angela Sims

Angela Sims Headshot

Thank you to our generous corporate sponsors! To learn about corporate sponsorship opportunities, please contact Molly Matthias at molly_matthias [at] facinghistory.org (molly_matthias[at]facinghistory[dot]org).

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