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Meet the Author: Sheryll Cashin

Huntsville native Sheryll Cashin wrote about the struggles of her family in The Agitator’s Daughter: A Memoir of Four Generations of One Extraordinary African-American Family. Now the Georgetown University law professor will return to her hometown to talk about her latest book, Place, Not Race: A New Vision of Opportunity in America, on Monday, November 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the Downtown Huntsville Library. Books will be available for sale and signing. Admission is free.

Cashin was law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall and worked in the Clinton White House as an adviser on urban and economic policy. Her book The Failures of Integration was an Editors’ Choice in the New York Times Book Review. She is also a two-time nominee for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for non-fiction (2005 and 2009). Find out more at

Monday, October 27, 2014 (All day) to Monday, November 10, 2014 (All day)