Media/Events & Awards


“2011 Virginia Festival of the Book Interview: Tomiko Brown-Nagin, ‘Courage to Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement'” (C-Span Book TV, 03/18/2011)

“Remembering Movement Lawyers and Viewing Constitutional History from the Bottom Up,” University of Georgia, American Constitution Society (C-Span Book  TV, 04/ 20/ 2011)

“The Buck Colbert Franklin Memorial Civil Rights Lecture” (NPR/KWGS, 02/15/2011)

The African-American Profile with Omarey Williams (WGLS-FM, 5/4/11)

Barbara Dooley Show, WGAU (Athens, GA) (04/11/2011)

Author Discusses Civil Rights Movement « CBS Pittsburgh (6/26/11)

Author of New Book on Civil Rights to Appear at Decatur Book Festival,” Atl. Daily World (8/28/11)

“Courage to Dissent,” Atlanta & Company  (WXIA-TV/NBC-Atlanta, 9/2/11)

Atlanta Journal-Constitution--Decatur Book Festival (9/3/11)

Author Profile, “Courage to Dissent,” Furman Magazine, Spring 2011 (by Karen Guth)

Keynote Address, “Rethinking Accommodationism,” University of Virginia School of Law Alumni Weekend (04/29/2011)

Book Panel, “Courage To Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement,” University of Virginia School of Law (3/18/2011)(Tomiko Brown- Nagin, Kenneth Mack, Risa Goluboff, Anthony Alfieri)


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Howard Moore, Jr. & Donald Hollowell with Demonstrator, 1964. Courtesy of Corbis.


2012 Bancroft Prize

2012 Liberty Legacy Award, Organization of American Historians