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Confessions of a Slot Machine Queen 
General Event Information
Event Category:
Community Events
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Dates and Times:
August 13, 6:30PM-7:30PM
Sandra Adell is a professor of Literature, Dept. of Afro-American Studies at UW-Madison. Her book, Confessions of a Slot Machine Queen, looks critically at the expansion of casino gambling from the perspective of an African American woman who struggled as a young, uneducated and unwed teen mother to earn a Ph.D in Literature and a position at a major research university, only to risk losing everything she worked for after becoming addicted to slot machine gambling.
http://afroamericanstudies.wisc.edu/people/adell.html
The program is sponsored by Rockford Urban Ministries with the hope that people will take courage and overcome from the effects of addiction.

Venue Information
Venue:
Cherry Valley United Methodist Church  
Address:
112 S Cherry St.  
City:
Cherry Valley 
State:
IL 
Zip Code:
61016 
Country:
United States 
Telephone:
 
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Presenting Organization
Name:
Rockford Urban Ministries
Telephone:
(815) 964-7111
Email Address:
Designation:
not-for-profit