African Americans and the Civil War
The Association for the Study of African American Life and History held a panel discussion on strategies to involve blacks in commemorating… read more
The Association for the Study of African American Life and History held a panel discussion on strategies to involve blacks in commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Following the presentations by the panelist there was discussion among the panelists followed by a question and answer session with the audience.
At the beginning of the program colors were presented by Company B, 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry color guard.
“National Park Service Public Forum” was a plenary session of the 96th Annual ASALH Convention, “Grace, Glory, and Significance: The Legacy of African Americans and the Civil War.” Held in the Richmond Marriot, the session was sponsored by the National Parks Conservation Association and the National Park Service. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- John W. Franklin Director National Museum of African American History and Culture->Partnerships and International Programs
- Kate Clifford Larson Adjunct Faculty Simmons College->History
- Lewis Rogers Superintendent Petersburg National Battlefield
- David Ruth Superintendent Richmond National Battlefield Park
- Alan Spears Legislative Representative National Park Conservation Association
- Robert Stanton Senior Adviser Department of the Interior->Office of the Secretary
- Barbara Tagger Historian National Park Service, Southeast Regional Office->Division of Interpretation and Education
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