University of Rochester
Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African American Studies
AAS graduates

FDI Speakers Series: Pamela Newkirk

 Pultzer-Prize winning author and journalist Pamela Newkirk presents her book “The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga.”

Thursday, February 4, 2016
5 PM - 6:30 PM

Lecture in the Hawkins-Carlson Room: "Why Ota Benga Matters:
Race, Mythology and the Persistence of Prejudice"

Friday, February 5, 2016
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM,

Discussion in the Hawkins-Carlson
Room: Media Coverage of
The Black Lives Matter Movement


Pamela Newkirk

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The Frederick Douglass Institute for
African & African-American Studies

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University of Rochester
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Rochester, New York 14627-0440

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