The Wright Museum


What happens when Hollywood doesn't tell the #fullstory about the experiences of enslaved people?

This program will provide Dr. Bill Strickland’s critical view of Thomas Jefferson and the film, Jefferson in Paris, through the lens of Malcolm X, one of the leading critics of American racism in the 20th century.

About Dr. Strickland:

Bill Strickland, Ph.D. is a Professor Emerita of Afro American Studies, University of Massachusetts - Amherst and Director, W.E.B. DuBois Papers Collection Jefferson & Hemings: Through the Lens of Malcolm X’s America