Dr. Paul Ortiz Book Talk & Signing – An African American & Latinx History of the United States
All are welcome to attend a public lecture and book signing by award-winning author Dr. Paul Ortiz. The lecture will focus on his latest book An African American and Latinx History of the United States, released by Beacon Press in January 2018 as part of the ReVisioning American History series, which consists of accessibly written books by notable scholars that reinterpret U.S. history from diverse perspectives. Ortiz is an associate professor in History and director of the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program at the University of Florida. His book Emancipation Betrayed: The Hidden History of Black Organizing and White Violence in Florida from Reconstruction to the Bloody Election of 1920 was the recipient of the Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore Book Prize. This event is sponsored by the Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies program at TCU and the City of Fort Worth Human Relations Unit.