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The Accident of Color: A Story of Race in Reconstruction

64 Parishes hosts a lecture and signing with author Daniel Brook

The Accident of Color: A Story of Race in Reconstruction

W. W. Norton

Join 64 Parishes for a lecture and book signing with author Daniel Brook on his new book The Accident of Color: A Story of Race in Reconstruction.

What: A lecture and signing with author Daniel Brook

When: Thursday, July 25, 2019 | 6 p.m.

Where: Louisiana Humanities Center | 938 Lafayette Street in New Orleans

This event is free and open to the public. The book will be available through Octavia Books for purchase at the event and online at octaviabooks.com. For more information, email 64parishes@leh.org.

From W. W. Norton: “The Accident of Color revisits a crucial inflection point in American history. By returning to the birth of our nation’s singularly narrow racial system, which was forged in the crucible of opposition to civil rights, Brook illuminates the origins of the racial lies we live by.”