Free with Museum admission
Join author Gloria Respress-Churchwell as she reads from her new picture book, Follow Chester!, a story about Dr. Chester Pierce, the first black college football player to compete south of the Mason-Dixon line. This historical fiction picture book frames a turbulent time in the civil rights era with the clever use of a football play to show race relations and teamwork.
Book signing to follow program. Can’t make it to the event? You may reserve signed books online or contact The Carle Bookshop at email@example.com.