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15th Annual Reconciliation in America NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM, 2024

In a 4-part series coming to you throughout 2024


Dr. Kate Clifford Larson

 Historian and author of Walk With Me: A Biography of Fannie Lou Hamer

March 5, 2024 – 7:00–9:00pm

Tulsa Community College Southeast Campus VanTrease Performing Arts Center for Education

10300 E 81st Street
Tulsa, OK 74133

Free & Open to the Public


Using recently opened FBI records, secret Oval Office tapes, new interviews, and more, Dr. Larson reveals new details about how Fannie Lou Hamer, a poor Mississippi sharecropper with a sixth-grade education, faced down white supremacists and challenged President Lyndon Johnson and national civil rights leaders to secure voting rights for all Americans during the 1960s.


Kate Clifford Larson is a best-selling author of critically acclaimed biographies including Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero, and Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter. Her latest biography, Walk With Me: A Biography of Fannie Lou Hamer has been praised for its fresh research and insights, earning critical acclaim and named one of Kirkus Review’s best biographies of 2021. With two degrees from Simmons University, an MBA from Northeastern, and a doctorate in American History from the UNH, Dr. Larson is an award-winning historical consultant who has worked on feature film scripts, documentaries, museum exhibits, curriculum guides, public history initiatives, heritage tourism products, and numerous publications. A frequent guest on local, national and international media platforms, she has most recently been a Brandeis Women’s Studies Research Center Visiting Scholar.

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