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    Voting Rights and the 14th Amendment

    Panelists talked about how the end of the Civil War led to the 14th Amendment, which granted citizenship to all persons born or naturalized in the United States, and eventually the 15th…

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    African-American Civil War Espionage, Part 2

    Hari Jones of the African American Civil War Memorial and Museum delivered the second part of a two-part talk about African American intelligence and espionage efforts on behalf of the…

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    African-American Civil War Espionage, Part 1

    Hari Jones, Curator of the African American Civil War Memorial Freedom Foundation and Museum, talked about the activities of the Loyal League, a secret national organization of men and…

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    African-American Women and the Civil War

    Hari Jones, curator and assistant director of the African American Civil War Memorial and Museum in Washington, D.C., talked about the contributions of African-American women during the…

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    Race and the Civil War

    Three historians held a discussion on race and the role it played leading up to and during the Civil War and how the persistence of resentment and unhealed wounds from the war’s…

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    Civil War Sesquicentennial Congressional Briefing

    A group representing a coalition of 14 national organizations held a congressional briefing on legislation to establish a National Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission to coordinate events…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observation

    In a celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday, several civil rights leaders spoke about Dr. King and achieving his dream. Rev. Green delivered the…

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    African-American Civil War Memorial Ceremony

    Participants honored African-American veterans for their service to the nation. The ceremony included traditional African dancing, historic reenactments, songs and speeches.

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    African-American Troops in the Civil War

    Participants talked about the history of African-American military service in the Civil War. They discussed the evidence available, the historiography of the Civil War, and why…

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