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Thomas P. Johnson Distinguished Visiting Scholar
An African-American and Latinx History of the United States
Tuesday, February 11th
7 – 8 p.m.
SunTrust Auditorium

What happens when we reinterpret U.S. history from the perspective of black and brown people's struggles for social justice?

Paul Ortiz’s new book, An African American and Latinx History of the United States, centers the voices of abolitionists, slave rebels, immigrant rights activists, labor organizers, and anti-colonialists.

 “Ambitious, original, and enlightening” - Ibram X. Kendi

“An epic, panoramic account of class struggles in the Western Hemisphere” - Robin D. G. Kelley

Paul Ortiz is Associate Professor of History
and director of the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program at the University of Florida.