In Peace & Freedom Book Talk

Kay Bernard Pema Book SigningKay and Bernard Book ReadingBernard and Kay Book Talk 2015Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr. and Kay Johnson Bueno de Mesquita read from their book, In Peace & Freedom, a memoir about Bernard’s two years as director of the Alabama Voting Rights Campaign in Selma. Kay began with a reading from the Introduction, Bernard told stories about his experiences in Selma, including a riveting account of when he was almost killed by two KKK men, and Kay concluded by reading the Afterword. There was a Q & A afterwards and book signings.

This event was held in the Multicultural Center Forum on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, as one of the evening programs during the 14th Annual International Nonviolence Summer Institute sponsored by the URI Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies.