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Diversity Common Reader Kickoff

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Presented by Peter White Public Library at Peter White Public Library, Marquette MI

Feb 26 2018
Diversity Common Reader Kickoff

Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing

On Monday, February 26 at 7:00 pm, the Peter White Public Library is partnering with Northern Michigan University by showing Do the Right Thing in the library’s community room as a kickoff event for NMU’s Diversity Common Reader.


This 1989 classic film is set in a Brooklyn neighborhood on the hottest day of the year.  When one of the customers at a pizzeria complains that all the pictures on the walls are of Italian-Americans when most of the customers are black, violence breaks out revealing the hate and bigotry that has long been simmering.  Written and directed by Spike Lee and

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217 N. Front Street, Marquette, MI 49855

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