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  • National Museum of African American History and Culture Ceremony
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    National Museum of African American History and Culture Ceremony

    The Smithsonian Institution hosted a ceremony to mark the one-year countdown to the November 2016 opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. The event included…

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  • African American History and the Confederacy
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    African American History and the Confederacy

    Scholars talked about African-Americans, the institution of slavery, and the history of the South and Confederacy. Among the topics they addressed were regional politics in the antebellum…

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  • American Slavery in History and Memory
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    American Slavery in History and Memory

    Scholars and historians discussed images of American slavery and how these affected U.S. culture. They talked about the tragedy of slavery, the question of reparations, and other related…

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  • Slavery and the Printed Word
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    Slavery and the Printed Word

    The forum participants discussed the importance of the printed word in shaping popular notions of slavery. They talked about their work in academia and journalism and criticized current…

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