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Josh Inwood's "America's Birmingham Moment" editorial featured in The Globe Post

Josh Inwood, associate professor of geography and senior research associate in the Rock Ethics Institute at Penn State, and Derek H. Alderman, professor of geography at the University of Tennessee, wrote an editorial in response to the violence at the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville on August 12, 2017.
by Whitney Chirdon Aug 14, 2017

In "America's Birmingham Moment," Josh Inwood describes how Martin Luther King Jr. shocked the country into a collective consciousness of racism in 1963 as TV news captured non-violent activists beaten by police. Inwood explains that those shocking images of racial violence in 1963 have become routine at demonstrations today. With President Trump's ties to white nationalists and after his weak response to the violence in Charlottesville, Inwood and Alderman assert that America must once again decide how to respond to racism.