Living with Lynching author recognized by Congress

On Friday, March 14, 2014, Koritha Mitchell, author of Living with Lynching:  African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890-1930, spoke at the James Madison Memorial Building of the Library of Congress.

At the event Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee presented the author with a Certificate of Congressional Recognition.

The program, which was presented by the Library’s Humanities and Social Sciences Division, was taped by C-SPAN for a future airing on BookTV.

Sheila Jackson Lee (left) and Koritha Mitchell.  Photo of courtesy of Koritha Mitchell.


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