“Don’t Let The Sun Set On You!” The hidden history of sundown towns, Fri., Nov. 20

sundown town
Join us Fri., Nov. 20 in the PUB 9201 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. for this presentation by Professor Elena Esquibel.

This presentation discusses the hidden history of sundown towns or “all-White” communities that have historically banned African Americans after dark. Specifically, looking at southern Illinois as a case study, the author discusses oral history narratives from community residents and directing a community performance.

November 19th, 2015 by