Honoring the Legacy of Clara Stanton Jones

Join us on Saturday, October 19, 2013, 3PM as we honor the legacy of former Detroit Public Library Clara Stanton Jones.

The event will feature guest speaker Haki R. Madhubuti
Founder and President Third World Press.

This event is free and open to the public.



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