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Who Get's To Vote
Library Reading and Discussion Program
City Archives & Special Collections
New Orleans Public Library
219 Loyola Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70112
Who Gets to Vote?is a reading and discussion series, developed by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities , to engage members of the general public in conversations on the history of voting and efforts to suppress the vote in the United States. Participants will engage in discussions led by scholar facilitators who encourage critical thinking about the subjects discussed. Sessions are intended to spark dialogue around issues and themes supported by the texts, including but not limited to:
Everyone is invited to attend all sessions. It is not necessary to read the books to attend--this discussion is open to all! Register for the Zoom events.
While we are out of free program books, you may still place a hold request for the titles through the library catalog if you are New Orleans Public Library cardholder: Library Catalog.If you are from another parish or state, be sure to check with your local public library!
All sessions will be recorded and made available on the City Archives YouTube Channel after the series is complete.
Led by Professor Lo Faber, this program was made possible through the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and the Friends of New Orleans Public Library.
Books and Discussion Dates