VIRTUAL: Michael Burlingame at the Hudson Library [11/2]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Michael Burlingame on November 2nd at 7pm. Burlingame will be discussing his book The Black Man's President.

*Note: this is a virtual event and you need to register to join. If you'd like to register, please click here.

 

Frederick Douglass called the martyred president "emphatically the black man's president” as well as “the first who rose above the prejudice of his times and country.” This narrative history of Lincoln’s personal interchange with Black people over the course of his career reveals a side of the sixteenth president that, until now, has not been fully explored or understood. 
 

Event date: 
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
96 Library St.
Hudson, OH 44236
The Black Man's President: Abraham Lincoln, African Americans, and the Pursuit of Racial Equality Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781643138138
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Published: Pegasus Books - November 2nd, 2021

Frederick Douglass called the martyred president "emphatically the black man's president” as well as “the first who rose above the prejudice of his times and country.” This narrative history of Lincoln’s personal interchange with Black people over the course his career reveals a side of the sixteenth president that, until now, has not been fully explor