Wyoming Arts Council

African-American history in the West

Quintard Taylor will speak about African-American history in the American West on Thursday, Sept. 20, at the University of Wyoming in Laramie.

Taylor’s presentation, entitled “At Home on the Plains: African-Americans and the Shaping of the American West,” begins at 7 p.m. in Room 133 of the Classroom Building.

Taylor, professor of American History at the University of Washington, has more than three decades of research and teaching experience. He recently launched a Web site at http://www.BlackPast.org, which serves as an reference center for African-American history.

His visit was organized by UW’s African American Studies Program.

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