Author Talk. “We Don’t Need Another Hero: Struggle, Hope, and Possibility in the Age of High-Stakes Schooling.” 6-7:15 p.m., 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th Street, 773-6841300, semcoop.com. CPS teacher Gregory Michie presents.
DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St. Chicago, IL
Play. “A Legacy for America’s Children”. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org. A play on Martin Luther King, Jr. written by Emmy Award-winning vocalist Joan Collaso. For students grades 3 through 12.
Ida Noyes Hall, West Lounge, 1212 E. 59 St. Chicago, IL
Discussion. “Extractive Industries: Global Goods, Local Costs.” 5:30-7:30 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, West Lounge, 1212 E. 59 St, 773-702-7721. An evening discussion with two Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting grantees.