Lesley Williams vs. Evanston Public Library: Is It Pernicious Racism?
Groups are gathering once again in support of the only Black librarian fighting for equity in the Evanston Public Library for the past 20 years. Meleika Gardner of Evanston Live TV met with Lesley Williams earlier in the week, literally 30 minutes after Director Karen Danczak Lyons placed her on administrative leave for the second time. Is pernicious racism at the root of the tension between Williams and Lyons? What is really going on?