William Simons, History Department, Moderated a Public Discussion

William Simons, History Department, moderated a public discussion on the film The Birth of A Nation on Friday, December 1, 2017, at the Southside Mall Community Room as part of the “Race Matters” series. The program was sponsored by the NAACP and the City Community Relations and Human Rights Commission. A 2016 film, not to be confused with 1915 movie of the same name, The Birth of A Nation concerns the Nat Turner slave rebellion in Southampton County, Virginia.