“Unexampled Courage” book talk in Aiken

BOOK TALK: UNEXAMPLED COURAGE
July 29, 2022, 6:00 PM
Center for African American History, Art and Culture, 120 York St NE, Aiken, SC
Judge Richard Gergel, Author
Moderator: Chris Verenes, President Security Federal Bank
Richard Gergel will give a talk on his book Unexampled Courage, which details the impact of the blinding of Sergeant Woodard on the racial awakening of President Truman and Judge Waring and traces their influential roles in changing the course of America’s civil rights history. Richard Gergel is a United States district judge who presides in the same courthouse in Charleston, South Carolina, where Judge Waring once served. A native of Columbia, South Carolina, Judge Gergel earned undergraduate and law degrees from Duke University.

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