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The African-American History Month Lecture: “Why Black Lives Do Not Matter: Rethinking the Origins of the USA”
February 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Dr. Gerald Horne will deliver the14th annual UNC at Chapel Hill African American History Month Lecture on Wednesday, the 21st of February at 7p.m. The lecture is entitled Why Black Lives Do Not Matter: Rethinking the Origins of the USA.” Horne currently holds the John J. and Rebecca Moores Chair of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston.
Dr. Horne’s research spans a broad range of subjects including race and race relations, labor and labor history, Japanese and African American relations, civil rights, international relations and socialism in African American and U.S. history. He has also written extensively about the film industry. Dr. Horne received his Ph.D. in history from Columbia University and his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley and his B.A. from Princeton University.
The African American History Month Lecture is organized each year by the UNC at Chapel Hill History Department with the support of other units across the campus.