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George Floyd in Context: A Historical Perspective on Racial Violence in the U.S.

Tuesday, October 27 | 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Violence against people of color has been an ongoing thread in the story of the United States, since before it was established as an independent nation.

Join this conversation with noted historian Michael J. Pfeifer (Arts & Sciences, 1991) for an examination of the history of American racial violence and voter suppression, connecting the dots from slavery through the Jim Crow era to current hate crimes and systems of oppression.

Open Classroom | Register Now!

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Schools

Brown School

Topic

Humanities & Society

Website

https://brownschool.wustl.edu/open-cl...

Department
Social Work
Event Contact

profdev@brownschool.wustl.edu

Speaker Information

Michael J. Pfeifer  
Professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice & and the Graduate Center
The City University of New York

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