New Scholarship of the Civil Rights Movement
Authors talked about new research on the twentieth century’s civil rights movement. Rich Rayburn read “Civil Rights Without… read more
Authors talked about new research on the twentieth century’s civil rights movement.
Rich Rayburn read “Civil Rights Without Apology,” a paper by Rudolph Byrd, founder of the James Weldon Johnson Institute at Emory University, who was unable to attend. Hank Klibanoff is the co-author of The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation, published by Vantage, which was awarded the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for history. The Cold Case Truth and Justice Project investigates unsolved racial murders that took place during the 60-year civil rights era in the South. Joseph Crespino is the author of In Search of Another Country: Mississippi and the Conservative Counterrevolution (Princeton University Press, 2007). David Carter is the author of The Music Has Gone Out of the Movement: Civil Rights and the Johnson Administration, 1965-1968 (University of North Carolina Press, 2009).
“New Scholarship of the Civil Rights Movement” was the 10:45 a.m. panel of “Documented Rights: A Symposium on the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement,” held on June 13, 2009, as part of the nationwide celebration of the National Archives and Records Administration’s 75th Anniversary. The National Archives at Atlanta hosted the event in partnership with the Center for Civil and Human Rights Partnership, the Georgia Humanities Council, and The Foundation for the National Archives.
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- David C. Carter Associate Professor Auburn University->History Department
- Joseph Crespino Associate Professor Emory University->History
- Hank Klibanoff Managing Editor Center for Investigative Reporting->Cold Case Truth and Justice Project
- Richard Rayburn Director National Archives and Records Admin., Southeast Region->Archival Operations
- Doug Shipman Executive Director Center For Civil and Human Rights Partnership
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