Commemorative Speaker Series: Dr. Michael Butler presents Race, History, and St. Augustine: Its Importance Then & Now
Dr. Butler will discuss Race, History, and St. Augustine: Its Importance Then & Now. He received both his Master’s and Doctorate in History from the University of Mississippi, where he specialized in 20th century Southern History with an emphasis on the Civil Rights movement. He’s written more than 40 book reviews and encyclopedia entries for various academic journals
Author, Victory After the Fall: The Memories of Civil Rights Activist H. K. Matthews
Published in the Journal of Southern History, the Florida Historical Quarterly, Southern Cultures, Popular Music and Society, and the Journal of Mississippi History
Author of May 2016, Beyond Integration: The Black Freedom Struggle in Escambia County, Florida, 1960 – 1980
All are welcome to this Free event. It will be held in room C116.
The event is part of 400 Years of African American History, a “commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Africans in the English colonies, at Point Comfort, Virginia, in 1619.”