POCAHONTAS — Black River Technical College in collaboration with the Eddie Mae Herron Center will host Dr. Aram Goudsouzian at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 24 via Zoom.
Goudsouzian is the Bizot Family Professor of History at the University of Memphis. He is the author of five books, including the award-winning “Down to the Crossroads: Civil Rights, Black Power, and the Meredith March Against Fear.”
Goudsouzian’s presentation is entitled “My Mississippi is Everywhere: James Meredith and American History.”
In 1962, James Meredith integrated the University of Mississippi, despite mob violence and constant threats. He widely considered a hero for the civil rights movement.
The lecture explore’s Meredith’s life and what it might tell us about today.
To register for the lecture, go to https://bit.ly/2OuabQx.