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  • Preserving Happy Hill
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    Preserving Happy Hill

    During Reconstruction, African Americans in Winston-Salem settled in an area that became known as the Happy Hill neighborhood. Cheryl Harry, Organizer of the Happy Hill Shotgun House Project, explained her 30-year…

  • emBeyond the Ropeem
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    Beyond the Rope

    In Beyond the Rope: The Impact of Lynching on Black Culture and Memory, author Karlos Hill examines the history of lynching in America, and how the response of African Americans evolved over time.…

  • African Americans Remember Lincoln
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    African Americans Remember Lincoln

    Historian Kate Masur discussed They Knew Lincoln, a book written by John Washington and first published in 1942. It tells the stories of African Americans who knew and worked for President…

  • Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Congressional Ceremony
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    Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Congressional Ceremony

    The Office of The Senate Majority Leader hosted a ceremony to commemorate African American abolitionist Frederick Douglass' 200th birthday. Speakers included Senator Chris Van Hollen…

  • Race Class and Politics in Modern Atlanta
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    Race, Class, and Politics in Modern Atlanta

    Georgia State University Professor Maurice Hobson talked about his book, The Legend of the Black Mecca: Politics and Class in the Making of Modern Atlanta, in which he looks at the history of…

  • Recollections of a Tuskegee Airman
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    Recollections of a Tuskegee Airman

    Jeremy Paul Amick, author of Together As One: Legacy of James Shipley, World War II Tuskegee Airman, joined the subject of his book, now a 94-year-old veteran, to talk about his wartime…

  • Frederick Douglass Bicentennial
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    Frederick Douglass Bicentennial

    Historian David Blight, director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition presented a talk titled “Frederick Douglass at 200.” Professor Blight discussed…

  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emBrown v Board of Educationem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Brown v. Board of Education

    Jeffrey Rosen and Tomiko Brown-Nagin talked about the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education, in which the court unanimously ruled that separate public schools were not…

  • African Americans and Eugenics
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    African Americans and Eugenics

    Johns Hopkins Ph.D. candidate Ayah Nurridin talked about the history of history African Americans and eugenics in this interview recorded at the American Historical Association annual…

  • Hidden Town
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    Hidden Town

    Old Salem is one of the first history sites in North America to begin interpreting the narrative of enslaved African Americans. President Frank Vagnone explained how Old Salem is uncovering details about…

  • African Americans in Missouri
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    African Americans in Missouri

    Gary Kremer, executive director of the State Historical Society of Missouri discussed his book, Race and Meaning: The African American Experience in Missouri. The book traces the Missouri history…

  • emThe Black Power Mixtape 19671975em
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    The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

    Danny Glover, Kathleen Cleaver, and Brian Jones talked about the Black Power Movement and key participants like Stokley Carmichael, Angela Davis, Eldridge Cleaver, Bobby Seale, and Huey P.…

  • Slavery to Freedom at Appomattox
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    Slavery to Freedom at Appomattox

    Appomattox Courthouse is commonly known as the site of General Lee’s surrender to General Grant and the end of the Civil War. Chief of Education Ernie Price talked about life after the war, highlighting the local…

  • Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center
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    Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

    Angela Crenshaw, a ranger with the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park, talked about the life of escaped slave, abolitionist, Civil War spy, and suffragist Harriet Tubman. The…

  • Saving Slave Houses Project
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    Saving Slave Houses Project

    Preservationist Jobie Hill gave a tour of the Brandon Plantation in southern Virginia and talked about her Saving Slave Houses project and the work of Trimble Inc. to create laser scans of…

  • Hank Thomas Oral History Interview
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    Hank Thomas Oral History Interview

    Henry “Hank” Thomas, a founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, recounted his experiences as one of the original 13 Freedom Riders, civil rights activists who…

  • emBound to the Fireem
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    Bound to the Fire

    Food has always played an important role in American culture. Author Kelley Fanto Deetz talked about her book Bound to the Fire: How Virginia’s Enslaved Cooks Helped Invent American Cuisine, in which she…

  • Anne Spencer House and Garden
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    Anne Spencer House and Garden

    Anne Spencer was a poet during the Harlem Renaissance period. Her granddaughter, Shaun Spencer-Hester, gave a tour of her grandmother’s home and told the story of how Anne Spencer brought the Harlem…

  • President Trump Delivers Remarks at African American History Month Reception
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    President Trump Remarks at African American History Reception

    President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump hosted a White House reception to mark African American History Month. Surgeon General Jerome Adams also delivered remarks.

  • Vice President Pence Delivers Remarks at African American History Museum
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    Vice President Pence Remarks at African American History Museum

    Vice President Pence spoke at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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