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Ted Rose Lecture | College Sports, Social Justice, & Historical Memory, Feb. 18
The First Annual Ted Rose Lecture Series presents Dr. Derrick E. White discussing "College Sports, Social Justice, & Historical Memory" on Thursday, Feb. 18, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
This event will be virtual via Teams or Zoom and is free and open to the public.
White is a Professor of History and African American and Africana Studies at the University of Kentucky. White earned his Ph.D. in history from The Ohio State University. He was a visiting associate professor of History at Dartmouth College and been awarded fellowships and grants from the University of California-Santa Barbara, the University of Florida, the University of Kansas, and the University of North Carolina.
He is the author of Blood, Sweat, and Tears: Jake Gaither, Florida A&M, and the History of Black College Football (University of North Carolina Press, 2019) and The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s (University Press of Florida, 2011; paperback 2012). He also co-edited Winning While Losing: Civil Rights, the Conserva-tive Movement, and the Presidency from Nixon to Obama (University Press of Florida, 2014) with Kenneth Osgood.
The lecture series is cosponsored by the African American Studies Department, the History Department, the Political Science Department, the National Association of Colored People (NAACP), and the Black Student Organization Coalition and Multicultural Center (MCC).
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