A decorated author and historian on race and class issues in U.S. history will address the next installment of the , sponsored in part by the Humanities Department at Hinds Community College’s Utica Campus.
Jacqueline Jones, chair of the History and Ideas Department at the University of Texas, will speak at 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Gore Art Gallery at Mississippi College on a chapter of her 2013 book, “A Dreadful Deceit: The Myth of Race from the Colonial Era to Obama’s America.” The chapter is dedicated to William H. Holtzclaw, who founded the Utica Normal and Industrial Institute in 1903 that is now the Utica Campus. The lecture itself is titled “A Dangerous Thing: Black Schooling in William Holtzclaw’s Mississippi.”
Jones will be signing copies of the book at 6:30 p.m., before the lecture.
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