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    Discussion on Critical Race Theory and Victimhood

    The Heritage Foundation’s Jonathan Butcher (Splintered: Critical Race Theory and the Progressive War on Truth) and the American Enterprise Institute’s Ian Rowe (Agency ) discussed their books.…

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    Authors Eddie Glaude and Jon Meacham

    Authors Eddie Glaude (Begin Again) and Jon Meacham (His Truth Is Marching On) talked about the legacies of author James Baldwin and civil rights leader and former Representative John Lewis…

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    Righteous Troublemakers

    Rev. Al Sharpton profiled lesser-known civil rights activists and how they impacted the movement. This was a virtual event hosted by the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco.

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    Matthew Spalding and Peter Wood on the 1619 Project

    Matthew Spalding ("The 1776 Report"), executive director of former President Trump’s 1776 Commission, and Peter Wood (1620: A Critical Response to the 1619 Project) examined the 1619 Project,…

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    The Black Church

    Historian and Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates provided a history of religion and the importance of the church in Black communities. This was a virtual event hosted by the Gilder Lehrman…

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    Discussion on the Legacies of Amistad and Zora Neale Hurston

    The New York Publilc Library’s Schomburg Center hosted a discussion on the legacy of book publisher Amistad as well as the work of the late novelist Zora Neale Hurston. The speakers…

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    After Words with Nikole Hannah-Jones

    Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of the 1619 Project and a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, looked at American history, slavery, and its legacy in present-day America. She was interviewed by…

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    Walk With Me

    Biographer Kate Clifford Larson recounted the life of the late civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hammer. This was a virtual event hosted by the Center for Brooklyn History in New York.

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    Ida B. the Queen

    Michelle Duster recalled the life of late 19th century journalist, suffragist, and civil rights activist Ida B. Wells. This was a virtual event hosted by the Commonwealth Club in San…

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    Wilmington's Lie

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Zucchino detailed how over 2,000 white supremacists rioted through Wilmington, North Carolina, on November 10, 1898, which resulted in the deaths of 60…

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    In Depth with Harriet Washington

    Science writer and author Harriet Washington talked about the history of the use and misuse of science and medicine in the United States. She is the author of Deadly Monopolies, Medical…

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    On Juneteenth

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed recalled the announcement of the end of slavery in Texas on June 19, 1865. This was a virtual event hosted by the Free Library of…

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    All That She Carried

    Harvard University History Professor Tiya Miles looked at three generations of Black women through the inheritance of a cotton bag originally given by a mother to her daughter separated by…

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    Author Discussion on the Legacy of Slavery in America

    Authors Annette Gordon-Reed and Clint Smith spoke about the legacy of slavery in America. The Boston Book Festival sponsored this virtual event.

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    The Dead Are Arising

    Tamara Payne recounted the life of Malcolm X in her Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, The Dead Are Arising. The Boston Book Festival sponsored this virtual program.

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    How the Word Is Passed

    Atlantic staff writer Clint Smith looked at the legacy of slavery in America and how it has impacted history. This was a virtual event hosted by Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts.…

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    Run

    Author Andrew Aydin and illustrators Nate Powell and L. Fury reflected on the life of the late civil rights leader and Representative John Lewis (D-GA). This was a virtual event hosted by…

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    Economy Hall

    Author Fatima Shaik provided a history of Economy Hall in New Orleans, which played a vital role in the social and political lives of the city’s Black residents in the 19th and 20th…

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    Wilmington's Lie

    Author and journalist David Zucchino detailed how over 2,000 white supremacists rioted through Wilmington, North Carolina, on November 10, 1898, which resulted in the deaths of 60 black men…

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    Tacky's Revolt

    Harvard University history Professor Vincent Brown chronicled the 18th century slave revolt that took place in Jamaica, known as ‘Tacky’s Revolt.’

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