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Award for NC Historian’s Book about Mississippi City

Historians in the News
tags: racism, civil rights, books, Southern history, awards



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Zócalo Public Square board chairman and Nirvana co-founder Krist Novoselić will present the award to William Sturkey in a livestreamed event Wednesday.

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Sturkey’s “Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and White” describes the city’s racial history from its founding into the civil rights era, with alternate chapters about white and black people.

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