Lecture & Book Signing: Emancipation Betrayed

Event Start Date: January 23, 2022 3:00 PM
Event End Date: January 23, 2022 4:00 PM


Lecture & Book Signing: Emancipation Betrayed
Paul Ortiz, UF Professor History and director of the UF Samuel Proctor Oral History Program
January 23 at 3:00 pm ET

at the Chandler Auditorium at the Harn Museum of Art 

Paul Ortiz speaks about Black struggles and successes seeking political and economic justice in Florida well before the Civil Rights movement. This lecture, on the occasion of the exhibition Shadow to Substance, draws from Professor Ortiz’s book Emancipation Betrayed: The Hidden History of Black Organizing and White Violence in Florida from Reconstruction to the Bloody Election of 1920, available at the book signing that follows the lecture. Presented in conjunction with the Harn exhibition Shadow to Substance

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