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Lecture: Representations of African American History in U.S. Politics and Popular Culture
January 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Dr. Pero Dagbovie is a University Distinguished Professor in the Department of History
at Michigan State University. Dr. Dagbovie’s books inlcude Black History: “Old School”
Black Historians and the Hip Hop Generation (2006), African American History Reconsidered
(2010), Carter G. Woodson in Washington, D.C.: The Father of Black History (2014), and
What is African American History? (2015). As part of the Langston Hughes Center Diverse
Dialogues series, Dr. Dagbovie will speak on his forthcoming book examining representations
of African American History in U.S. current day politics and popular culture.