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(While Tickets Last) Historically Speaking: Black Reconstruction — A Conversation Among Eric Foner, Henry Louis Gates & Kevin Young
December 8, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Kevin Young, NMAAHC’s Andrew W. Mellon Director, moderates a discussion of the Reconstruction era with historians Eric Foner and Henry Louis Gates. Their focus is on W.E.B Du Bois and his groundbreaking assessment of the impact of Reconstruction on America’s post-Civil War Black community. Foner and Gates are co-editors of the Library of America’s reissue of Du Bois’ 1935 book, Black Reconstruction.
The programs are free.