The Diversity of Our Nation: Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration

Let Freedom Ring from Everyone: Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration is a thought-provoking presentation that provides attendees with a unique way to encourage a more fruitful, informative, and open dialogue about race, ethnicity, and immigration in the United States. Using both traditional and non-traditional sources, as well as some innovated technology, this presentation explores the vast impact of immigrants to the economic, political, and social systems throughout the history of the nation.

As a Professor of History, with almost twenty nine years of academic experience at the university level, Dr. Eric R. Jackson has taught numerous classes in the fields of American and African American History, Race Relations and Peace Studies. Dr. Jackson has also published a wide array of books, books reviews, articles, etc. in many local, regional, national, and international journals, such as the Journal of African American History, the Journal of Negro Education, Ohio History, the International Journal of World Peace, and the Journal of Pan African Studies.) With over fifty publications, Dr. Jackson's most recent projects include a book on the subject of this talk, "Let Freedom Ring for Everyone". He also is the Book Review Editor of the Journal of Pan African Studies and a member of the Boone County (Kentucky) Historic Preservation Review Board and the Kentucky Historic Preservation Review Board.