Each year, the Association for the Study of African American Life and History hosts events during Black History Month. This year, the Athens Branch of ASALH and the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library invite you to a virtual panel discussion and screening of the documentary Breaking the Silence: Lillian Smith. The documentary will be available to registered attendees for pre-screening one week prior to this event. Distinguished discussants include Patricia Bell-Scott, Professor Emerita and author of the award-winning book The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship-Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice and Matthew Teutsch, Professor at Piedmont College and Director of the Lillian E. Smith Center. The session will be moderated by Barbara McCaskill and Kim Waters of Athens ASALH.