Lennox Lecture Seminar Series featuring Omar H. Ali, Ph.D.

Black Liberty in World History: Freedom-Fighters Across the Global African Diaspora

In his talk, Omar Ali will share the stories of African and African Diasporic freedom-fighters in world history from ancient times to the present. Figures such as Kandake Amanirenas in Kush and Tacfarinas in Numidia, Malik Ambar in India, Benkos Bioho in Colombia, and Ella Baker and Lenora Fulani in the United States, will be highlighted as part of this exploration.

Omar H. Ali is Dean of Lloyd International Honors College and a professor of world history with a focus on the African Diaspora at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The author of over half a dozen books, including Malik Ambar: Power and Slavery Across the Indian Ocean (Oxford University Press) and In the Balance of Power: Independent Black Politics and Third-Party Movements in the United States (Ohio University Press), he is a graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science and received his Ph.D. in History from Columbia University. 


Series made possible by the Martha, David, and Bagby Lennox Foundation.

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Wednesday, February 16 at 7:00pm

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Humanities, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni, Open to the Public, Parents

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Classical Studies, English, History, Philosophy, Religion
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