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"What My Left Hand Was Doing" Book Author Talk

Author Joann Castle walks us through her long-awaited book What My Left Hand was Doing," during the 1967, race riots burned across America, fueled by white blindness and black rage. In What My Left Hand Was Doing, Joann Castle takes us into the heart of the movement, tracing her transformation from a naive, white working-class Irish Catholic mother of six young children in segregated post-war Detroit into a passionate foot soldier in the radical Catholic, civil rights, and black self-determination movements.