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Jackson awarded fellowship to pen book about 1963 civil rights revolution

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Posted on Monday, September 16th, 2013 by UNCG Research.

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Dr. Tom Jackson (History) has been awarded a year long-fellowship by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and the Miller Center for Public Affairs at the University of Virginia, to write a book about the civil rights revolution of 1963. Reflecting on the unknown history of the 1963 March on Washington, he commented on Al Jazeera America television during the Aug. 24 commemorative march and is a guest in an episode of BackStory with the American History Guys on public radio. The Backstory broadcast can be heard here.