[Blackstudies-l] PRESENTATION TODAY: Hasan Kwame Jeffries, "Freedom Politics: From the Black Panthers to Barack Obama, " Feb. 25, 4pm

Emilye Crosby crosby at geneseo.edu
Thu Feb 25 03:50:00 EST 2010


Democracy Matters and the Africana/ Black Studies program invite the  
campus community to a presentation by Hasan Kwame Jeffries on "Freedom  
Politics: From the Black Panthers to Barack Obama," Feb. 25, 4pm in  
the College Union Ballroom. The lecture and discussion will be  
followed by a reception and book signing.

The presentation is based on Jeffries' newly published book, _Bloody  
Lowndes: Civil Rights and Black Power in the Alabama Black Belt_, NYU  
press, 2009. Jeffries is an Associate Professor of History at The Ohio  
State University and holds a joint appointment with the Kirwan  
Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity.

You can get more information on Jeffries and _Bloody Lowndes_ at:

http://bloodylowndes.fromthesquare.org/

This event is sponsored by Democracy Matters and the Africana/ Black  
Studies program, with support from College Auxiliary Service (CAS) and  
is partially funded by Mandatory Student Activity Fees.

For more information, contact Shanna Reulbach: smr18 at geneseo.edu or  
Emilye Crosby: crosby at geneseo.edu.

Emilye Crosby
Professor
History Department
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
(585) 245-5375
crosby at geneseo.edu

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