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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Danielle McGuire lecture at Carleton College

Join Carleton College for a public lecture on Tuesday, May 8th 12:00 - 1:00pm by Danielle McGuire on her book At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance - A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power. The lecture will begin at 12:00pm and will be held in room 305 Leighton Hall.

Danielle McGuire is an award-winning author and Assistant Professor at Wayne State University. At the Dark End of the Street won the 2011 Frederick Jackson Turner Award, the 2011 Julia Cherry Spruill Prize, and the 2011 Lillian Smith Book Award. McGuire is a Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians and has appeared on CNN, CBS, Fox2 Detroit, National Public Radio, BookTV (CSPAN), and dozens of local radio stations throughout the United States and Canada. Her essays have appeared in the Journal of American History, on the Huffington Post, TheGrio.com and TheRoot.com.
There will a brief book signing before and after the talk.