Akinyele Omowale Umoja —  We Will Shoot Back: Armed Resistance in the Mississippi Freedom Movement

November, 2014

Campus talk: Akinyele Omowale Umoja discussed the critical role of armed resistance to the Southern freedom struggle and the dismantling of segregation and Black disenfranchisement.

Dr. Umoja is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of African American Studies at Georgia State University, where he teaches courses on the history of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements and other social movements.

Sponsored by the Departments of American Ethnic Studies, Communication, and History; Comparative History of Ideas; University Honors Program; Samuel E. Kelley. Ethnic Cultural Center; Diversity Research Institute; and the Simpson Center for the Humanities.