Talk. “This Fragile Life: A Mother’s Story of Bi-Polar Son.” 6-8 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org, free. Vanderbilt professor Charlotte Pierce-Baker, author of the similarly titled book, presents alongside Chicago Heights psychiatrist Dr. Tanya Anderson. Call 773-947-0600, ext. 290 to R.S.V.P.