‘Arc of Justice’ author to speak

Ohio State University professor of history Kevin Boyle will headline the next Central Ohio SPJ program, talking about his 2004 book, Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age. Join journalists and students to learn about the case of Ossian Sweet, a black doctor tried for murder in Detroit during the 1920s and defended by famed American attorney Clarence Darrow.

When: Noon, Feb. 28
Where: Barley’s Smokehouse Ale House No. 2, 1130 Dublin Rd. just west of Grandview Ave.
Cost: $18 members, $23 nonmembers and $15 students
Menu: Beef brisket and chicken buffet, smashed potatoes, slaw, iced tea, lemonade or coffee.
Registration: Deadline for registration is Feb 27 @ 10 a.m.
Contact: Brian Ball at 614-220-5442 or [email protected]