Protests for Black Citizenship

The Massachusetts Historical Society hosted a panel of four historians discussing the ways blacks have protested for citizenship since the early days… read more

The Massachusetts Historical Society hosted a panel of four historians discussing the ways blacks have protested for citizenship since the early days of the American Republic. Topics included abolitionists and self-proclaimed “colored freeman” in mid-19th century Boston, orators Frederick Douglass and Sojourner Truth, anti-lynching activist Ida B. Wells, and the experiences of African American soldiers during World War One. close

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  • Claire Nelson Trustee Massachusetts Historical Society
  • John Stauffer Professor Harvard University->English and African and African American Studies
  • Chad Williams Chair Brandeis University->Department of African and Afro-American Studies
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Protests for Black Citizenship

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Program ID:
442911-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Apr 28, 2018 | 2:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jun 09, 2018 | 6:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Apr 28, 2018 | 2:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 29, 2018 | 5:28am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 19, 2018 | 10:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 09, 2018 | 6:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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