Tuesday February 9, 2010 | The Radical Roots of Civil Rights (Rebroadcast)February 8, 2010 at 11:11 am | Posted in Coming Up | 2 Comments
We’ll discuss the Civil Rights movement and its beginnings across the country and right here in the Charlotte region. Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore, author of Defying Dixie: The Radical Roots of Civil Rights joins us to discuss the battles over Jim Crow and segregation in the post World War I era and the role Communism played in the early Civil Rights movement. We’ll also take a look at Nazi Germany through the eyes of African Americans in the Civil Rights movement.
Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore – History Professor, Yale University & Author, Defying Dixie
Since this is an encore presentation, we won’t be able to include your comments.
Originally Aired: 4/6/2009