GWEN IFILL, who solidly represents for journalistic ladies every "Washington Week," will be at Agnes Scott for a reading from her new book, The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama. The work profiles prominent African-American leaders as well as promising new candidates, and includes interviews from President Obama, Colin Powell, the Rev. Jesse Jackson and others. Ifill will discuss the Civil Rights Movement and what forces have brought us to this particular point in history. Free. 7 p.m. 141 E. College Ave., Decatur. 404-471-6000. www.agnesscott.edu.