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Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy

Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy

UNC Charlotte Center City
320 E. Ninth Street Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone: 704-687-0780
Former UNC Charlotte associate professor Heather Ann Thompson will talk about the historical and contemporary importance of the 1971 Attica prison uprising at a public lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 30. Her book Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy is one of five finalists for the National Book Award for Nonfiction. The discussion by Thompson, an award-winning historian now at the University of Michigan, will be at 6:30 p.m. at UNC Charlotte Center City. Doors will open at 6 p.m. The event is open to the public without charge, but registration is required. Complimentary parking is available at 422 E. 9th Street, across Brevard Street from the Center City building. Information on how to download a parking permit for the event will be sent later. A dessert reception and book-signing will follow Thompson’s talk. Complimentary parking at 422 E. Ninth Street, immediately across Brevard Street from the building.A reception/book signing will be immediately after
Information & Amenities
Admission:Free
Age Range:Adults (18+)
General Information:Hours of Operation: 6:30pm
Location:Center City (Uptown)
Type:Lecture, Seminar & Workshop
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