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ASALH Yamacraw Savannah – Legacy of Slavery Initiative – Virtual Book Discussion with Dr. Jelani Favors – Shelter in a Time of Storm
June 10, 2021 @ 6:00 pm EDT
Join us on June 10 at 6PM for a discussion of Shelter in a Time of Storm: How Black Colleges Fostered Generations of Leadership and Activism with author Jelani M. Favors. Favors, an assistant professor of history at Clayton University, will present his book on the development and significance of historically Black colleges and universities, highlighting the ways in which they played pivotal roles during the Jim Crow era and the civil rights and Black Power movements. This virtual book club is free and open to the public. A live Q&A will follow a brief presentation.
The Telfair Museums of Savannah will host this event and free pre-registration is required.
Jelani Favors – Shelter in a Time of Storm: How Black Colleges Fostered Generations of Leadership and Activism, University of North Carolina Press, 2019.
Books maybe available in your local libraries and favorite book stores.
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