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The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change at the University of Memphis announces the finalist publications for its 2021 Hooks National Book Award. The finalists are:
The Citizenship Education Program and the Black Women's Political Culture, by Dr. Deanna Gillespie (University Press of Florida)
Soul City: Race, Equality and the Lost Dream of an American Utopia, by Thomas Healy, Esq. (Metropolitan Books)
Until I Am Free: Fannie Lou Hamer's Enduring Message to America, by Dr. Keisha Blaine (Beacon Press)
Walk With Me: A Biography of Fannie Lou Hamer, by Dr. Kate Clifford Larson (Oxford University Press)
The Young Crusaders: The Untold Story of the Children and Teenagers Who Galvanized the Civil Rights Movement, by Dr. V.P. Franklin (Beacon Press)
The award winner will be announced in Fall, 2022.
Ms. Rorie Trammel
Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change
University of Memphis