PBK Lecture by Eugene Robinson, "Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America"

When Feb 07, 2012
from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Where School of Music, Comstock Hall
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Contact Phone 502-852-8977
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The PBK Faculty of the University of Louisville are pleased to host Eugene Robinson, Pulitzer prize-winning columnist from the Washington Post, who will deliver the UofL PBK Lecture on February 7, 2012.

Mr. Robinson's talk, "Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America" will take place at 6:00 p.m. in Comstock Hall in the UofL School of Music.

Eugene Robinson writes a twice-a-week column on politics and culture for the Washington Post, contributes to the PostPartisan blog, and hosts a weekly online chat with readers. In 2009, he received the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary for “his eloquent columns on the 2008 presidential campaign that focus on the election of the first African-American president, showcasing graceful writing and grasp of the larger historic picture.”

Mr. Robinson’s lecture will concern his most recent book, Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America (2010), a study of the current fracturing of the African American populace into four quite different, and too often detached, socio-economic groups.

He is also the author of Last Dance in Havana (2004), and Coal to Cream: A Black Man’s Journey Beyond Color to an Affirmation of Race (1999).

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