Join the National Writers Series for an evening with Alvin Hall, author of Driving the Green Book. Alvin Hall wrote Driving the Green Book, an account of a 2000-mile journey across the country, using the Green Book as his guide to help him understand the experience of African Americans through the 1960s.

Alvin Hall NMC Driving the Green Mile

He will be talking about his experience at the City Opera House on Thursday, February 23. Doors open at 6 p.m. with live music and the event starts at 7 p.m. followed by a book signing. The Special Assistant to the President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion has purchased tickets for the event. Please get in touch with Marcus Bennett if you are interested in getting free tickets for the event at (231) 995-1401 or

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