Sponsored by the Winchester Multicultural Network and St. Mary’s Church Peace and Justice Committee.

On Sunday, February 8, 2015 from 2:00-4:00 pm, Dr. Peniel Joseph will deliver his talk on race in America today titled “From Selma to Ferguson: Re-imagining the Civil Rights Movement in the Age of #BlackLivesMatter” at St. Mary’s Church Hall, 155 Washington St., Winchester. (The Hall is on the hill opposite the church.)

Professor Joseph is Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy and Professor of History at Tufts University. Award-winning author (latest book is Stokely: A Life), editor of noted books on Black Power, and frequent observer on issues of race, democracy and civil rights on NPR, The Colbert Report, PBS and MSNBS, Peniel Joseph received a B.A. from SUNY at Stony Brook and a Ph.D. from Temple University.

He is the recipient of fellowships from Harvard University’s Charles Warren Center, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the Ford Foundation. His essays have appeared in The Journal of American History, The Chronicle Review, The Black Scholar, Souls, and American Historical Review.

He lives in Somerville, Massachusetts. More Information on our events page.