Race and Emancipation in the Age of Lincoln, Opening

Opening remarks were made to start a three-day conference. Then Flordeliz Bugarin moderated a panel discussion on the topic of the… read more

Opening remarks were made to start a three-day conference. Then Flordeliz Bugarin moderated a panel discussion on the topic of the first day, “Challenges to Slavery.” Minisha Sinha presented her paper “Allied for Emancipation: Lincoln and Black Abolitionists.” Professor Hock read the paper on Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass written by John Stauffer, a professor at Harvard University, who was unable to attend. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.

“Ideological Origins of Emancipation” at 1:15 p.m. was Session I of the first day of the conference on “Race and Emancipation in the Age of Lincoln,” held as part of the national commemoration of the 200th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s birth. Howard University hosted the conference co-sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission (ALBC). close

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Apr 18, 2009

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  • Apr 18, 2009 | 1:55am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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