1866 Memphis Massacre

Historians talked about race relations in post-Civil War Memphis and the lives of freed blacks in the city both before and after the 1866… read more

1866 Memphis Massacre Historians talked about race relations in post-Civil War Memphis and the lives of freed blacks in the city both before and after the 1866 riot that resulted in the massacre of dozens of African Americans. They discussed the testimonies of freed women who were assaulted during the melee and the role of federal U.S. Colored Troops stationed near the city. close

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  • Stephen V. Ash Professor Emeritus University of Tennessee, Knoxville->History Department
  • Bobby Lovett Professor Emeritus Tennessee State University->History
  • Hannah Rosen Assistant Professor College of William and Mary->History and American Studies
  • Andrew Slap Professor East Tennessee State University->History Department
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1866 Memphis Massacre

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Program ID:
409852-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
Jul 09, 2016 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jul 31, 2016 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jul 09, 2016 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 16, 2016 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 17, 2016 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 31, 2016 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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