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Alan Spears Association for the Study of African-American Life and History


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    African American Voting Rights

    A panel of public historians talked about the history of African American voting rights. They explained how their historic sites and organizations share this history in various ways. This event…

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    Black Migration and National Park Service

    Officials from the National Park Service and preservation organizations talked about how historically black sites help to tell the story of African American migration. They also argued for…

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    Preservation of African American Historical Sites

    “Hallowed Places and Obscured Spaces: Community Partnerships and the Preservation of African American History Sites in the National Park Service’s Second Century” was a plenary session of the Association for…

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    Sleeping Car Porters and Civil Rights

    Panelists talked about the history and legacy of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, one of the first African American labor unions in the United States. They spoke about the role of A.…

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    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 the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Following the presentations by…