Montgomery City-County Public Library Event Calendar

Date: 2/15/2018
Time: 3:00 PM -
Title: Why We Black Observe History Month
Location: Bertha Pleasant Williams Library - Rosa Parks Branch
Intended Audience: Adults
Description: Dr. Robinson is the Alabama State University archivist, a historian with the National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African American Culture, and he teaches American History in the ASU History and Political Science Department. 
Howard Robinson attended Alabama State University where he earned a B.A. in 1986, and a M.A. degree in 1993.  Before leaving Montgomery, Robison worked at WSFA Television and with the Alabama Department of Archives and History.  In 1999, Robinson earned a Ph.D. degree in American History from the University of Akron.  In that same year he moved to Savannah, Georgia, where he worked at Armstrong Atlantic State University, as an Assistant Professor of African American History.  While in Savannah, Robinson served as curator for the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum, and he served on the Board of Directors at the King Tisdell Foundation.