Race, Racism, and the Making of American History - 92Y, New York

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Race, Racism, and the Making of American History

with Christina Proenza-Coles and Elizabeth Pryor
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Race, Racism, and the Making of American History

Join Christina Proenza-Coles, author of American Founders: How People of African Descent Established Freedom in the New World, and Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor, daughter of comedic icon Richard Pryor and author of a forthcoming study of the n-word, for a timely and thought-provoking program that looks at how we think and talk about race, racism, and history in America—the words we use and the words we avoid, the stories we tell and those we forget, and the people who are included in or excluded from our national narrative.

A book signing follows the event.

Christina Proenza-Coles

Christina Proenza-Coles holds a dual doctorate in sociology and history from the New School …

Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor

Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor, associate professor of history at Smith College, specializes in nineteenth-century U.S. history and race …

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