Events“Shoot Suffrage to Death:” A Short History and of Race, Violence, and the Right to Vote

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“Shoot Suffrage to Death:” A Short History and of Race, Violence, and the Right to Vote

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Description

In this session, Dr. Yohuru Williams, will explore the history of the use of violence to suppress voting in communities of color from the Reconstruction era to Present. Dr. Williams is Distinguished University Chair and Professor of History at the University of St. Thomas. He is the Founding Director of the Racial Justice Initiative at the university, and has often served as a political commentator on regional and national radio and television programs. The League of Women Voters Roseville Area and Ramsey County Library are excited to sponsor Dr. Williams in this important presentation. Please join us in this exciting online event on March 15th, 7:00 p.m.

This is an online program offered remotely using Zoom communication software.

You must register in advance for this program.

After registering, you will receive an automated confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. If you do not see a confirmation email within an hour of registering, please check your junk/spam folders. If you still do not see the email, please contact Jenna Emmans.

This program is funded with money from the Friends of the Ramsey County Libraries.

Suitable for:
Adult
Type:
Community & Well-Being
Language:
English

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