Bending the Arc of the Moral Universe: African Americans’ Struggle to Live Their Freedoms

Bending the Arc of the Moral Universe: African Americans’ Struggle to Live Their Freedoms

Hasan Jeffries, professor of history at The Ohio State University on Civil Rights and Black Power Movement, and author of Bloody Lowndes: Civil Rights and Black Power in Alabama’s Black Belt presents on the fight African Americans have taken to live their First Amendment freedoms.

This Zoom / Facebook Live was recorded on February 18th, 2021. Q&A with Participants included at the end.

Hasan Kwame Jeffries is an associate professor of history at The Ohio State University where he’s taught graduate and undergraduate seminars on the Civil Rights and Black Power Movement, and surveys in African American and American history.

He’s the author of Bloody Lowndes: Civil Rights and Black Power in Alabama’s Black Belt and is currently working on his next book, In the Shadow of Civil Rights. Hasan also hosts the podcast Teaching Hard History: American Slavery, and he’s been involved as a consultant on any number of museum projects. Check out his Ted Talks presentation, Why we must confront the painful parts of US history.

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