“Thursday Night Lights” with author Michael Hurd

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Join Village Books for an evening with author Michael Hurd on Wednesday, February 16 at 7 p.m. Join this free Facebook event here or call 281-771-8462!

Michael Hurd’s “Thursday Night Lights” chronicles how African-American high school football programs produced championship teams and outstanding players in the Jim Crow era. Author Michael Hurd is a resident of The Woodlands and is a writer, historian, and former director of the Texas Institute for the Preservation of History and Culture at Prairie View A&M University. He is a Houston native, a graduate of Evan E. Worthing High School, a Vietnamese Air Force veteran, and a journalism major from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a former sports journalist for The Houston Postthe Austin American Statesmanand USA today. He is a fellow of the Texas Institute of Letters and a trustee of the Friends of the Texas Historical Commission. The event is free but registration is required and masks are required if not fully vaccinated.

Village Books is an independent, community-focused bookstore selling new books and gifts located at 9955 Woodlands Parkway in The Woodlands, TX. Learn more by visiting their website at myvillagebooks.com.


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