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Book Signing “Stayed on Freedom: The Long History of Black Power Through One Family’s Journey”
February 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program presents, Stayed on Freedom: The Long History of Black Power Through One Family’s Journey, book reading by author Dan Berger and response by civil and human rights activist Dr. Zoharah Simmons.
Stayed on Freedom is a new book by historian Dan Berger that tells the story of the Black Power movement through the experiences of UF Professor Emerita Zoharah Simmons and her husband Michael. The narrative depicts the odyssey of Simmons from her time as an organizer with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party to her international work for peace and liberation.
Event Location: Smathers Libraries East Room 100 & livestreamed on Zoom https://bit.ly/3HDa6TM
A book signing and reception will follow in the same location.
For more information on livestreaming the program, please contact the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program at 352-392-7168