Local Briefs: 10-24-19

Women Writing Black to the British Empire’ lecture is tonight
Dr. Nicole M. Jackson, associate professor of history and a faculty fellow of the Institute for the Study
of Culture and Society (ICS) at Bowling Green State University, will share her new work on the British
Caribbean Arts Movement of the late 1960s-1970s today.
Her presentation, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 6 p.m. at Grounds For Thought Cafe,
174 S. Main St., Bowling Green.
This period produced an array of artists exploring the legacies of slavery, empire and postcolonial
identity. A new generation of black women writers explored what it meant to be black, British and a
woman in the UK. In this public talk, Jackson considers black women’s writing as productive of an
alternative canon of British literature, in which the colonized observed, judged and redefined “home.”

Haskins Road closed Friday
Haskins Road, between West Wooster and Parker streets, will be closed to through traffic Friday from 7:30
a.m. to 2 p.m.
The closure is required in conjunction with tree work in the area.
Forecast
Tonight: A slight chance of showers after 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Light and variable
wind becoming north around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday: Cloudy, with a high near 53. Light north wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Mostly cloudy
overnight, with a low around 38.
Extended: Mostly sunny Saturday, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Mostly cloudy
overnight, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Mostly sunny Sunday with a high near 62
and a 40% chance of rain. Lows around 45. On Monday, partly sunny, with a high near 56.