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    African American Businessman John Hervey Wheeler

    Author Brandon Winford discussed his book, John Hervey Wheeler, Black Banking, and the Economic Struggle for Civil Rights, with a panel of scholars. They examined the role Wheeler played in the…

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    Former Slaves of Cherokee Indians

    Darnella Davis talked about former African slaves of the Cherokee Nation known as Cherokee Freedmen. She explained how the Indians were forced to absorb the freedmen after the Civil War, were forcibly…

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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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    20th Century African American Activism in Detroit

    A panel of scholars talked about Detriot’s history of African American activism in the 20th century. They discussed in detail the work of longtime Detriot residents Rosa Parks and Representative…

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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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    400th Anniversary of Forced African Migration

    In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the beginning of forced migration of Africans to North America, the Association for the Study of African American Life and History hosted a panel discussion…

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    100 Years of African American Migrations

    A panel of historians discussed African American migration over the past century and analyzed the reasons black people have migrated and created their own communities across the U.S. This…

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    Josiah Henson - Inspiration for "Uncle Tom"

    Author Edna Troiano talked about former slave, abolitionist and minister Josiah Henson who was one of the inspirations for the title character in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Ms.…

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    93rd Annual Black History Luncheon

    2019 marks the 400th anniversary of the forced migration of Africans to the Virginia Colony in 1619. The Association for the Study of African American Life and History hosted their 93rd…

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    Commemorating African American Soldiers

    Representatives of the National Park Service and preservation foundations discussed how African American soldiers are commemorated in public spaces. This was part of the annual meeting of…

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    Harriet Tubman and the Twenty Dollar Bill

    Scholars talked about the historical significance of the decision to replace Andrew Jackson with Harriet Tubman on the front of the twenty dollar bill, as well as the reactions to the…

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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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    90th Annual Black History Luncheon

    Several presentations and speakers commemorated National African-American History Month, including remarks by the director of the National Park Service, the unveiling of a commemorative Black History…

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    Stokely Carmichael

    Authors and historians talked about the life and legacy of Civil Rights and Pan-African movement leader Stokely Carmichael, later known as Kwame Ture. The panelists spoke about Mr. Carmichael’s legacy as a…

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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-American Women and the National Park Service

    National Park Service rangers and administrators talked about the importance of historic sites to African Americans, including the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House in Washington, DC, the…

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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…

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    History of African-American Burial Grounds

    Edna Greene Medford moderated a panel discussion on revelations from the study of African-American burial grounds. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience. “African…

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