Please join us for a lecture and book signing event with Robert A. Pratt, (UGA Professor of history), for a presentation of his newest book Selma’s Bloody Sunday: Protest, Voting Rights, and the Struggle for Racial Equality.
Robert Pratt’s articles and essays have appeared in numerous journals and other publications. He is the recipient of several national fellowships and grants, including a Danforth Foundation Fellowship (1980-1984), a Spencer Foundation Grant (1990), and a Brown Foundation Fellowship (1995). Pratt also wrote The Color of Their Skin: Education and Race in Richmond, Virginia, 1954-89 (Virginia, 1992) which received an Outstanding Book Award from the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Human Rights. He is also known for his book on the desegregation of the University of Georgia, We Shall Not Be Moved: The Desegregation of the University of Georgia (U of Georgia Press, August 2002).
Sponsored by the Department of History and the Institute for African American Studies.
Book signing and reception to folow.