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Burnis R. Morris reading from his book, Carter G. Woodson: History, The Black Press, and Public Relations

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

FREE
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Burnis R. Morris will read from his book, Carter G. Woodson: History, The Black Press, and Public Relations. Carter G. Woodson, the father of Black History, was the second African-American to receive a doctorate from Harvard. He was a dean at Howard University and West Virginia Collegiate Institute (now West Virginia State University). Woodson lobbied schools and organizations to participate in a special program to encourage the study of African American history, which began in February 1926. Burnis Morris is the Woodson Scholar in the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Marshall University.

 

 

Details

Date:
April 26
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
FREE
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Website:
https://www.fairmontstate.edu/

Venue

Frank & Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center
Squibb Wilson Blvd, 1201 Locust Ave.
Fairmont, 26554 United States
Phone:
304-367-4403
Website:
https://www.fairmontstate.edu/folklife/

Organizer

Dr. Fran Kirk
Phone:
(304) 367-4232
Email:
Francene.Kirk@fairmontstate.edu
Website:
https://www.fairmontstate.edu/