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The Myth of the Post-Civil Rights Era
Start Date: 2/25/2013Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 2/25/2013End Time: 8:30 PM

Event Description:
The series, Conflicting Conceptions of Justice in the 1970s, will include artists, activists and scholars who will share their views in lectures and discussion throughout the winter and spring of 2013. Each lecture will comprise a presentation of approximately 45 minutes followed by 45 minutes of Q&A with the audience. The presentations are as stimulating as they are informative, while the discussion segments engage the audience actively and provide an opportunity for the speakers to expound on their ideas. 

February 25: The Myth of the Post-Civil Rights Era
Speaker: Clarence Taylor
Location: New Building, L.63

Clarence Taylor, Professor of History at Baruch College and the Graduate Center, CUNY is the author of numerous books and articles on African American History, the history of religion, and labor history. Among his recent books is Knocking At Our Own Door: Milton A. Galamison and the Struggle to Integrate New York City Schools published by Columbia University Press, Civil Rights Since 1787: A Reader in the Black Struggle published by New York University Press,  which won the Gustavus Myers Prize in 2001, Civil Rights in New York City: From World War II to the Giuliani Era published by Fordham University Press, and his most recent book, Reds at the Blackboard: Communism, Civil Rights and the New York City Teachers Union published by Columbia University Press

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