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UWT historian honored

Post by David Seago on March 31, 2008 at 6:56 pm |
March 31, 2008 6:56 pm

One of our oped contributors has snagged a nice honor for his scholarly work on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Michael Honey, a UWT history professor who has contributed several articles on Martin Luther King Jr. for our opinion pages, has received the Liberty Legacy Foundation Award from the Organization of American Historians.

The award is given annually for “the best book on any aspect of of the struggle for civl rights in the United States.” Honey was recognized for “Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King’s Last Campaign.”

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