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Legacy of Racism

This series features recent Pulitzer-Prize winning works that consider the American legacy of racism through four genres. Created as a part of the “Democracy and the Informed Citizen” initiative, a special grant funded by the Mellon Foundation and administered by the Federation of State Humanities Councils, which seeks to deepen the public¬ís knowledge and appreciation of the vital connections between democracy, the humanities, journalism, and an informed citizenry.

Books in this Series

  • Colson Whitehead, The Underground Railroad
  • Natasha Tretheway, Native Guard
  • Bruce Norris, “Clybourne Park”
  • Gilbert King, Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America

Available Facilitators

How to Book this Series

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