A Few Red Drops

100th Anniversary of Deadly Chicago Race Riot

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Saturday marked the 100th anniversary of a deadly race riot in Chicago that left nearly 40 people dead. The riot in late July 1919 is documented in a book that came out in the spring of last year. First Light host Brian O’Keefe spoke with author Claire Hartfield about her hope that the book will give a new awareness to an event that has been forgotten by many

Author Claire Hartfield reads from her book ‘A Few Red Drops’

Author Claire Hartfield reads from her book ‘A Few Red Drops’

Historian Reflects on Chicago's 1919 Race Riot

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A new book tells the story that sounds like it could be from last summer, but it’s instead a story that’s nearly 100 years old…and one that has been forgotten by many. First Light host Brian O'Keefe spoke with historian and author Claire Hartfield

Author Claire Hartfield reads from her book A Few Red Drops

Author Claire Hartfield reads from her book A Few Red Drops