Past Event

Life Before and after Brown in the Nation's Capitol

“John Bracey, Professor of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, will speak about the living conditions for African-AmericanÆs in Washington D.C, pre and post Brown. A prolific scholar of African-American history, Bracey is the former director of the W.E.B DuBois Archives at the University of Massachusetts. He was awarded the Zora Neale Hurston-Paul Robeson Award from the National Council for Black Studies for his outstanding contribution in establishing Afro-American studies programs nationwide.”

“This event will be held in the Cardinal Oak Room of the University Union. For more information on all this event, please contact Professor Martin Dupuis, Department of Political Science, Western Illinois University, at 309.298.2228 or email him at”