Examinations in Minnesota Race Relations in Three Case Studies

Lecture Series Description: The pre-eminent historian of African-Americans in Minnesota, and master story teller, Dr. William Green will look at the development of race relations in Minnesota through the lens of three case studies and the stories that surround them.

Lecture Series Information: Tuesdays, 1:00-2:45 p.m., starting September 20, 2022, O’Shaughnessy Educational Center Auditorium, University of St. Thomas St. Paul Campus and simulcast online via Zoom.   

Lecture Series EducatorBill Green is Professor of History Emeritus, Augsburg University. He has published five books on race relations in Minnesota history, two of which - Degrees of Freedom and The Children of Lincoln won the Hognander-Minnesota Book Awards (2016 & 2020, respectively). He recently published a biography of Nellie Francis, a black suffragist (and author of Minnesota's anti-lynching law (2021). His latest book on the Minneapolis Teachers' Strike of 1970 will appear in September 2022.

Fee for the series: $50.00 per person (this is a three-week series)

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Detailed Lecture Series Syllabus:

Sept. 20

Frederick Douglass and the history of public accommodations in Minnesota.

Sept. 27

 Four white leaders who advanced black opportunity and their complicated views of race. 

Oct. 4

A presentation on the life and times of Nellie Francis, a black suffragist and author of Minnesota's anti-lynching law.