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The John and Francie Pepper Freedom Lecture Series

DR. JONATHAN SCOTT HOLLOWAY JIM CROW WISDOM

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2015

EVERYDAY FREEDOM HEROES GALLERY, THIRD FLOOR

 

RECEPTION 6:00-6:45 P.M.

LECTURE 6:50 P.M.

BOOK SIGNING 7:45 P.M.

You are invited to join us for a special lecture presented by Jonathan Scott Holloway, Professor of African American Studies and American Studies at Yale University. Dr. Holloway is the author of Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America since 1940. In Jim Crow Wisdom, Holloway analyzes the role of race memories in developing, articulating and fortifying a sense of communal identity among African Americans in the latter half of the 20th century. He is a Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians, regularly leads summer seminars on Jim Crow and American citizenship and current Dean of Yale College.

The lecture is free and open to the public

To RSVP call (513) 333-7737

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 6:00pm