Historically Speaking: Make Good the Promises: Reclaiming Reconstruction and Its Legacies By Kinshasha Holman Conwill, Paul Gardullo

Make Good the Promises
Date & Time
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 7:00 pm
African American History and Culture Museum
Event Type
After Five, Lectures & Discussions, Webcasts & Online
Free, Registration Recommended
About this Event

The companion book to the National Museum of African American History and Culture’s upcoming exhibition, Make Good the Promises: Legacies of Reconstruction, this collection of essays by a group of distinguished historians explores the impact of Reconstruction, its triumphs and short comings related to voting rights, education, the judicial system and more.

Dr. Greg Carr of Howard University, will moderate a discussion with the book’s co-editors Kinshasha Holman Conwill, NMAAHC’s Deputy Director, and Paul Gardullo, NMAAHC Curator along with essayists Dr. Hasan Jeffries, from the Ohio State University, and Dr. Kidada Williams, of Wayne State University. Books will be available courtesy of Smithsonian Enterprises.

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