MILLER CENTER FORUMS

Program Details
Air Time: 
08/22/2013 - 11:00am - 11:59am
Program Title: 
DAVID CUNNINGHAM - KLANSVILLE, USA: THE RISE AND F
Program Service: 
MX
Program URL: 
http://www.millercenter.org/
PSIP Description: 
The author provides a substantial history of the civil rights-era Ku Klux Klan's rise and fall.
Long Description: 
DAVID CUNNINGHAM is associate professor and chair of sociology at Brandeis University's Social Justice & Social Policy Program. Cunningham has worked with the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the Mississippi Truth Project. His current research focuses on the causes, consequences, and legacy of racial violence. Cunningham's most recent book, Klansville, U.S.A.: The Rise and Fall of the Civil Rights-Era Ku Klux Klan, is the first substantial history of the civil rights-era Ku Klux Klan's rise and fall. A book signing will follow his Forum.