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Motown and the Civil Rights Movement

History / Heritage - Lecture/Discussion

Saturday, February 18, 2017
2:30 PM-3:45 PM

Worcester Public Library
Saxe Room
3 Salem Square
Worcester, MA 01608
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Join Motown historian, author and radio personality Tom Ingrassia as he traces the rise of Motown and how groups like The Supremes, The Temptations and The Four Tops broke down racial barriers--making Motown the most successful American record company of the 1960s.

Ingrassia is the author of the award winning Reflections Of A Love Supreme: Motown Through The Eyes Of Fans - named Best Music Book of 2016 by the National Indie Excellence Awards. He also hosts The Motown Jukebox every Wednesday morning from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on WCUW 91.3FM.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library.

Cost: free

Suggested Audiences:High School, College, Adult, Elders

E-mail:wplref@mywpl.org
Phone: 508-799-1655x3

Last Modified: January 23, 2017 at 5:10 PM

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