J. Todd Moye


Freedom Fighters Luncheon


 J. Todd Moye is an associate professor of history at the University of North Texas and director of the UNT Oral History Program. Moye is the author of several articles and books on the history of the modern African American freedom struggle. They include Freedom Flyers: The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II (published by Oxford University Press in 2010), a narrative history of the most significant civil rights struggle of the World War II era based on a collection of more than 800 oral histories; Let the People Decide: Black Freedom and White Resistance Organizing in Sunflower County, Mississippi, 1945-1986 (University of North Carolina Press, 2004), a community study of civil rights and white resistance organizing in the Mississippi Delta; and Ella Baker: Community Organizer of the Civil Rights Movement (Rowman & Littlefield, 2013), an intellectual biography of one of the movement’s unsung heroines. A graduate of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and the University of Texas-Austin, Moye directed the National Park Service’s Tuskegee Airmen Oral History Project from 2000 to 2005.

Please join us as Mr. Moye speaks about his book Freedom Fighters: The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II. Presented in Conjunction with Fly by Trey Ellis and Ricardo Kahn. His Book is available at Bookstore 1.

The Luncheon will be held at Florida Studio Theatre’s Court Theatre on  (1st and Coconut) from 11:30am-2:00pm

$25 for a ticket. To purchase a ticket please contact the Florida Studio Theatre’s box office at (941) 366-9000. For more information please click below

Bookstore 1 Luncheon in Association with Florida Studio Theatre

 Video of J. Toddy Moye at the Bookstore1 Luncheon


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