Painter's 1987 book Standing at Armageddon: The United States, 1877-1919 , won the Letitia Brown Memorial Publication Prize. Her other books include The Narrative of Hosea Hudson: His Life as a Negro Communist in the South and Exodustors: Black Migration to Kansas after Reconstruction .
Nell Irvin Painter.
Her appearance was sponsored through the GYRO - "Grow Your Own" - Project, which offers encouragement to African-American graduate students pursuing academic careers. Conceived by the Office for Affirmative Action and co-sponsored by the Office of the Academic Vice President, GYRO organizes appearances by scholars of African-American descent, and presentations of papers on black history by BC graduate students that are later published in a bound volume.
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