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Fairfield U. Professor To Lead Black History Book Talk In Bridgeport

Yohuru Williams
Yohuru Williams Photo Credit: Fairfield University

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Join Yohuru Williams, a professor of history at Fairfield University, for a discussion of Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin," the groundbreaking novel of the 19th century.

The event is from 6-8 p.m. Thursday in the Burroughs-Saden Library, 925 Broad St., Bridgeport.

Williams is the author of "Black Politics/White Power: Civil Rights Black Power and Black Panthers in New Haven" (Blackwell, 2006) and "Teaching U.S. History Beyond the Textbook" (Corwin, 2008).

He is the editor of "A Constant Struggle: African-American History from 1865 to the Present, Documents and Essays" (Kendall Hunt, 2002), and the co-editor of "In Search of the Black Panther Party: New Perspectives on a Revolutionary Movement" (Duke University, 2006) and "Liberated Territory: Toward a Local History of the Black Panther Party" (Duke University, 2009).

Williams' scholarly articles have appeared in The Black Scholar, The Journal of Black Studies, The Organization of American Historians Magazine of History, Delaware History, Pennsylvania History and the Black History Bulletin.

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