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Pierce County Reads Partner Program
March 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Join us at the museum for the kick off event to this program. The History Museum teams up with the Pierce County Library System to bring you a special program in partnership with Pierce County READS.
Learn about the history of Tacoma’s civil rights movement through a special exhibition at Washington State History Museum. Join us in the auditorium for a screening of the documentary, “Transforming Tacoma: The Struggle for Civil Rights.”
For 11 years, Pierce County READS has encouraged residents to read copies of the same book at the same time and engage together in a countywide conversation that celebrates and explores the power and importance of books.
Award-winning, #1 New York Times best-selling graphic novel trilogy “March” brings the memories of the Civil Rights Movement to life. Co-author Congressman John Lewis (Georgia), a key figure of the Civil Rights Movement, shares his remarkable story with co-author Andrew Aydin and illustrator Nate Powell to educate and inspire a new generation.
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