Natalie Moore: "The South Side" at Church of the Good Shepard, Congregational

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

The Women's Fellowship of the Church of the Good Shephard, Congregational presents "The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation: A Conversation with Natalie Moore."

At the Church of the Good Shepard, Congregational

To RSVP, please contact the church phone and leave a message at 773-684-6561 by Tuesday, October 4, 2016. The event is open to the public. There will be a book sigining and light refreshments following the presentation.

About the book: Chatham native, WBEZ reporter, and author of the timely book, The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation - Natalie will share some of her personal experiences as a long-time resident and a reporter on South Side neightborhoods. Drawing from stories in her book, she will provide an on the grouind look at Chicago's historic segregation - the impact on housing, public education, crime, food access, politics, and economic resources in our communities - and the policie that keep it in place.

About the author: Natalie Y. Moore is the South Side bureau reporter for WBEZ, the NPR-member station in Chicago, where she's known as the South Side Lois Lane. Before joining WBEZ, she covered Detroit City Council for Detroit News. She worked as an education reporter for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and a reporter for the Associated Press in Jerusalem. Her work has been published in Essence, Black Enterprise, the Chicago Reporter, In These Times, the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Tribune. She lives in Chicago.

*Suggested Donation At The Door: $20 - To help support the programs of the church. Your voluntary donation in any amount would be greatly appreciated. Good Shepherd is an historic African American church that has been serving the Washington Park community and the South Side for 92 years. Rev. Jesse Knox III is the minister.

**SEMINARY CO-OP BOOKSTORE WILL HAVE COPIES OF THE BOOK FOR SALE DURING THE RECEPTION

Event Location: 
Church of the Good Shepherd, Congregational
5700 S. Prairie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637