Danielle McGuire to Lecture on a New History of the Civil Rights Movement

On November 17 at 4:30 in Lloyd Hall room 324, Danielle McGuire, Assistant Professor at Wayne State University, will lecture on her book, At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance–a New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power . The book, which situates the story of the civil rights movement in the context of black resistance to the routinized sexual assault of black women, has already won the 2011 Frederick Jackson Turner Award from the Organization of American Historians, the 2011 Lillian Smith Book Award, and the 2011 Julia Cherry Spruill Prize from the Southern Association for Women Historians. Read more about the book at http://atthedarkendofthestreet.com. A reception and book sale will follow the talk.