Our Fathers: Making Black Men (Kansas City Library)


Lewis Diuguid
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Program: 6:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
RSVP: kclibrary.org 816.701.3407

Lincoln "Doc" Diuguid was a grandson of slaves who, more than once in his 97-year life, ran headlong into the racism of his own time. Undeterred, he earned a doctorate in organic chemistry, worked as a researcher and inventor at his Du-Good Chemical Laboratories & Manufacturers in St. Louis and, most notably, became an anchor of a community in which African Americans could thrive.

Diuguid's son, former Kansas City Star columnist and editorial board member Lewis Diuguid, pays tribute in his book Our Fathers, a snapshot of life on one city block in St. Louis in the mid-20th century, and the lessons it contains about how to reverse urban despair.

Tuesday, 23 January, 2018

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Kansas City Public Library - Central Library
14 W 10 St
Kansas City, MO 64105


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