In ninety days she'll have to choose between love and loyalty.
What did you think about Davis, Kitty and the rest of the Franklin family?
Who was Davis loyal to?
Did you understand Kitty's loyalty to her father when he repeatedly behaved badly and put her in awkward positions (with her sisters, mother, staf members, Davis) ?
And what was up with Yesenia? Not allowing for discussion of personal relationships? I learned some of my best stuff sitting in the common room at the sorority house.
Lets talk about these questions and anything else you'd like to discuss.
Book review and discussion
Friday, Feb. 21st, 6:45-8:45pm
Aurelio's Pizza, 1975 Springbrook Square Drive, Naperville, IL 60565
The Pizza is my treat. Anything else will be on your own tab. This location features a full bar and restaurant menu.
Your Personal Invitation
Sorors, I greatly appreciate all of the support you've given me along the way. I hope you can come out for the discussion. It will be a great time of fellowship, conversation and some prizes and surprises.
Please RSVP via email at email@example.com so I'll order enough food.
Did you catch the embedded Black History Fact?
Rock Hill, South Carolina was the actual setting of an important event in civil rights history. In February of 1961, ten African-American men went to jail for staging a sit-in at the segregated McCrory’s lunch counter. Instead of following the usual practice of arrest, lock-up, and bail-out, nine members of this group pioneered a new strategy called “jail, no bail.” Jail, no bail shifted the cost of demonstrating. Instead of financially stapped civil rights organizations providing bail money, the authorities were forced to pay for jail space and food. The men are known as the Friendship Nine because eight of the nine men were students at Rock Hill's Friendship Junior College. They are also referred to as the Rock Hill Nine.
In creating Roosevelt Franklin I explored an unspoken reality of the civil rights story. Everyone didn’t participate in the movement. And many who attended organizing meetings never showed up for the protest.