A landmark biography by two prize-winning Washington Post reporters reveals how systemic racism shaped the life and legacy of George Floyd. From his family’s roots in the tobacco fields of North Carolina, to ongoing inequality in housing, education and health care, Toluse Olorunnipa and Robert Samuels explain how one man’s tragic experience triggered a global movement for change.
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|Where:||Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 337)|
|When:||Sat, Mar 4, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm|
|Signing area:||Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)|
|Genre:||Current Issues / Politics / Social Science|
Toluse "Tolu" Olorunnipa is the White House Bureau Chief for The Washington Post, and the co-author of "His Name is George Floyd." Covering three presidents, he has reported from five continents with the president's press corps....
Robert Samuels is a national enterprise reporter for The Washington Post who focuses on politics, policy and the American identity. He co-authored "His Name is George Floyd: One Man's Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice....