Dr. Malinda Maynor Lowery and Dr. Arwin Smallwood
7 p.m. | Sept. 24 | Live Here
Dr. Erin Smallwood and Dr. Malinda Maynor Lowery explore and discuss the shared histories and experiences of American Indians and African Americans in the United States, particularly their efforts to combat and abate White supremacy and social injustice. In this UNC-Pembroke Virtual Diversity Series, the two historians will also delve into how American Indians, Africans and Europeans shaped the history of North Carolina. Dr. Lowery, a member of the Lumbee Tribe, is a professor of history at UNC-Chapel Hill, documentary film producer, and director of the Center for the Study of the American South. Dr. Smallwood is professor and chair of the Department of History and Political Science at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Born and raised in Indian Woods, North Carolina, his research focuses on the relationships between African Americans, Native Americans and Europeans in eastern North Carolina.