International Underground Railroad Month Closing Ceremony

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Network to Freedom Event to Announce Award Recipients and Highlight New Listings Date: September 20, 2021 Contact: Amanda Pollock Church Creek, MD – On September 29, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, the National Park Service’s National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom program will host a virtual “Closing Ceremony for International Underground Railroad Month.” […]

ASALH W. Marvin Dulaney D/FW Branch Book Review: How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. In How To Be an Antiracist, Kendi takes readers through a widening circle of antiracist ideas from the most basic concepts to visionary possibilities that will help readers see all forms of racism clearly, understand their poisonous consequences, and work to oppose them in our systems and in ourselves. Kendi […]

Women’s Absence from Chicago’s Monumental Landscape Virtual Panel Discussion

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  Though women make up more than half the population of Chicago, and are noted for their role in shaping the city’s history, they make up a minuscule percentage of the monuments in the landscape. Join Michelle Duster, Sam Kirk, and Marcia Walker-McWilliams along with moderator Meg Duguid as they explore the ways women have […]

ASALH Savannah Yamacraw Branch Second Thursdays Virtual Book Club Schedule

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Participate in the live question and answer sessions with authors of featured books hosted by the Telfair Museums of Savannah. The annual theme is The Legacy of Slavery Initiative. All sessions begin at 6:00PM. On June 10th, author, Jelani Favors discusses "Shelter in a Time of Storm." The HBCUs' empowers leadership and activism for generations. […]

National Archives Foundation Panel Discussion, Black Wall Street: The Hidden Economy

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Black Wall Street: The Hidden Economy Wednesday, May 26 at 5:00pm (ET) After Reconstruction, the Black community built its own financial engine to give each other much-needed economic support and opportunity. This effort faced political and legal intimidation as well as violent and deadly attacks, like the Tulsa Race Massacre in 1921.  Join us as […]