The Fayetteville Public Library will host an author talk with historian Charles Robinson on Sunday, May 1 at 2 p.m. in the library’s Walker Community Room.
Robinson, vice provost for diversity at the UA, will discuss his latest book, Forsaking All Others: A True Story of Interracial Sex & Revenge in the 1880s South.
Robinson’s book explores the case of an interracial couple who attempted to formalize their relationship in the post-Reconstruction South, in defiance of society’s laws and conventions.
Robinson will sign copies of his book following the talk.
The event is free and open to the public.
For more information, call 856.7250.
When: Sunday, May 01, 2011, 2 pm
Where: Walker Community Room
Who: Charles Robinson, author of Forsaking All Others: A True Story of Interracial Sex & Revenge in the 1880s South
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