ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY NEWS RELEASE P.O. Box 300100 Contact: Sherrie Hamil 624 Washington Avenue (334-353-4712 Montgomery, AL 36130-0100 Release Date: Immediately A ‘BONUS’ ARCHITREATS: FOOD FOR THOUGHT PRESENTATION JIM CROW AND ME: STORIES FROM MY LIFE AS A CIVIL RIGHTS LAWYER BY ATTORNEY SOLOMON S. SEAY, JR. AT THE ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY Join us at noon on Thursday, January 22, as attorney Solomon S. Seay, Jr. shares highlights from his new memoir Jim Crow and Me: Stories from My Life as a Civil Rights Lawyer. This ‘Bonus’ ArchiTreats: Food for Thought presentation will be held at the Alabama Department of Archives and History. Pioneer civil rights attorney Solomon Seay, Jr. recounts his life and role in the movement in this compelling new work. Seay’s memoir, written with co-author Delores R. Boyd, chronicles both heartening and heartbreaking episodes of his first-hand struggle to achieve the actualization of civil rights. Both Seay and Boyd will comment on the production of this work and will be available afterward for a book signing. Books will be available for purchase by the publisher, NewSouth Books. Solomon S. Seay, Jr. is an Alabama native and civil rights lawyer who received his degrees from Livingston College and Howard University School of Law. Delores R. Boyd practiced law for twenty – five years in her hometown of Montgomery, Alabama, before serving as municipal court judge and United States Magistrate Judge. This ‘Bonus’ ArchiTreats presentation is in addition to the regular series of third-Thursday free lectures presented by the Alabama Department of Archives and History. The public is invited to bring a sack lunch and enjoy a bit of Alabama history. Coffee and tea will be provided by the Friends of the Alabama Archives. For more information, call (334) 353-4712. www.archives.alabama.gov ###
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