ONLINE ONLY Know Origins: The Historical Origins of Slavery & Racism in America

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 1/18/2022
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 7:00 PM
 Explore the origins of racism in America with historian Murray Godfrey.

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What we think of as racism was not invented, it was built. COCC history professor Murray Godfrey will discuss how slavery and racism took hold in early America and the implications it had for America’s future.

Murray A. Godfrey is history professor at Central Oregon Community College where he has worked since 2012. He received a Master of Arts degree in History from Texas State University specializing in the history of 17th and 18th century North America. Prior to coming to Central Oregon, Murray previously taught for Austin Community College in Austin, TX and Alamo Community College District in San Antonio, TX.

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Library: All Branches
Contact: Liz Goodrich
Contact Number: 541-312-1032
Presenter: Murray Godfrey
Link: Resource List