Beverly Peters: “Springfield Race Riot”
History Comes Alive!
Beverly Peters will tell the true story of the Springfield, Illinois Race Riot when a white mob hastily and violently reacted to the lie that a White woman had been assaulted by a Black man.
Presentation begins at 1:30 p.m. and will be held at the Springfield & Central Illinois African American History Museum. Please call the Museum at 217-391-6323 to make a reservation since space will be limited to 60% capacity.