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    Discussion on Critical Race Theory and Victimhood

    The Heritage Foundation’s Jonathan Butcher (Splintered: Critical Race Theory and the Progressive War on Truth) and the American Enterprise Institute’s Ian Rowe (Agency ) discussed their books.…

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    Righteous Troublemakers

    Rev. Al Sharpton profiled lesser-known civil rights activists and how they impacted the movement. This was a virtual event hosted by the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco.

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    A House Built by Slaves

    Author Jonathan White talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s White House invitations to African Americans, and the impact of those meetings on race relations. Among those who received…

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    Economy Hall

    Author Fatima Shaik provided a history of Economy Hall in New Orleans, which played a vital role in the social and political lives of the city’s Black residents in the 19th and 20th…

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    Authors Eddie Glaude and Jon Meacham

    Authors Eddie Glaude (Begin Again) and Jon Meacham (His Truth Is Marching On) talked about the legacies of author James Baldwin and civil rights leader and former Representative John Lewis…

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    Peniel Joseph on the History of Juneteenth

    Peniel Joseph talked about the history of Juneteenth and the significance of it being recognized as a federal holiday for the first time.

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    Reclamation

    A Black descendent of Thomas Jefferson and employee at Monticello, author Gayle Jessup White examined the legacies of her ancestors and the current racial debates. This program was held at Thomas…

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    African American History and Museums

    The International African American Museum in Charleston, South Carolina is slated to open its doors in the summer of 2022. American History TV sat in on a course at the The Citadel, which…

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    Lincoln and African Americans

    Historians discussed President Abraham Lincoln’s views and policies on race and examined letters and petitions written by African Americans to the 16th president. This program was part of the…

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    President Biden Signs Juneteenth Federal Holiday Bill

    President Biden signed into law the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, making it now the 11th annual federal holiday and the first one established since the creation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 1983. Juneteenth,…

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    Conversation with Representative James Clyburn

    Former Charleston, South Carolina Mayor Joseph Riley and professor Kerry Taylor co-taught a course at The Citadel military college looking at why a new African American history museum is…

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    On Juneteenth

    On June 19, 1865, Union Major General Gordon Granger announced the end of legalized slavery in Texas. Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed explained the significance of Juneteenth…

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    Senator Edward Markey on Juneteenth Federal Holiday

    Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) spoke about the upcoming Juneteenth federal holiday.

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    Vice President Harris Remarks on Juneteenth

    Vice President Harris made remarks during a visit with second gentleman Doug Emhoff to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in honor of the Juneteenth holiday.

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    Remembering Emmett Till

    Author Dave Tell gave several accounts of the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till and how this history is remembered and commemorated in the South. This talk was part of the University of Mary Washington’s in…

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    Black Woman Reformer

    Lycoming College history professor Sarah Silkey recounted journalist and civil rights activist Ida. B. Well’s 1893-94 anti-lynching campaigns and her attempts to gain support from abolitionists in Britain.…

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    White Lies

    Biographer A.J. Baime recalled the life of civil rights activist Walter F. White, who was the executive secretary of the NAACP in the mid-1900s as well as a reporter who “passed” as white…

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    Author Discussion on Medical and Legal Injustice

    Authors Benjamin Gilmer (The Other Dr. Gilmer) and Chip Jones (The Organ Thieves) talked about their books and the failures of the penal system and the history of medical mistreatment of…

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    Revolution in Our Time

    Young adult author Kekla Magoon provided a history of the Black Panther Party and its impact on the civil rights movement. This was a virtual event hosted by Northshire Bookstore in…

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    Sailing to Freedom

    Author Timothy Walker talked about the maritime side of the Underground Railroad, including the impact of African Americans' paid and unpaid waterfront labor. The Nantucket Historical…

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