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Race and Reckoning in the Hudson River Valley: A Lynching at Port Jervis, 1892

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Race and Reckoning in the Hudson River Valley: A Lynching at Port Jervis, 1892

Sep 15, 2022

postcard advertising the lecture: an old map of Port Jervis with a photo of the speaker and the cover of the book

Race and Reckoning in the Hudson River Valley: A Lynching at Port Jervis, 1892

Thursday, September 29, 2022 / 7:00 p.m.
The Nelly Goletti Theatre and online via Zoom

Philip Dray is the author of A Lynching at Port Jervis: Race and Reckoning in the Gilded Age (2022) and a Pulitzer Prize Finalist for At the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Lynching of Black America (2002). He teaches Journalism at the Eugene Lang College in New York City, has contributed to The New York Times, and has appeared extensively on radio and TV. His lecture will focus on Black life in the Hudson River Valley through the lens of the 1892 lynching of Robert Lewis in Port Jervis, NY.

Pre-registration is required in order to attend this event.
Register at: www.maristconnect.marist.edu/handelkrom2022

The Handel-Krom Lecture Series in Hudson River Valley History was established through the generosity of community leaders Shirley and Bernard Handel and Lieutenant Colonel Gilbert A. Krom, US Army, Retired, to promote knowledge of, and appreciation for, the rich history of this unique and important region of America.