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Thursday, October 13, 2011

"Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power: Community Organizing in Radical Times"

Description:
The African American Studies Department presents a book talk "Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power: Community Organizing in Radical Times" by authors Amy Sonnie and James Tracy. The story of some of the most important and little known activists of the 1960's, in a deeply sourced narrative history. Hillbilly Nationalists recovers the voices of white, working-class radicals who prove abolitionist John Brown's legacy is alive and well. Angela Davis James Tracy and Amy Sonnie interviewed poor and working-class white radicals who, inspired by the Civil Rights movement, the Black Panthers, and progressive populism, started to organize significant political struggles. {Will appear in FYI on Oct 7, 2011
Start Time:
2:00 PM
End Time:
3:30 PM
Room:
2101
Common Location Name:
Tydings
Web Address:
www.bsos.umd.edu/aasp/
Other Contact Information:
Marci G Deloatch African American Studies Department +1 301 405 1158 mdeloatc@umd.edu bsos.umd.edu/aasp


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