February 13, 2019

Two UF professors, Dr. Paul Ortiz and Dr. Sharon Austin, discussed their groundbreaking books on race, history and politics on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. in the Pugh Hall Ocora, with a book sale that followed the public talk. 

Their publications – 1)The Caribbeanization of Black Politics: Race, Group Consciousness, and Political Participation in America and 2) An African American and Latinx History of the United States, examine the impact, struggles and development of minority politics in America.

Cosponsors: Department of Political Science, African American Studies Program, Samuel Proctor Oral History Program

Watch the lecture here.