Author Archives: Erica Bruchko

Final Lift Every Voice Panel: Reconstruction Activism on December 10

Members of the Emory community and the general public are invited to the third and final panel in the Lift Every Voice 2020 Seminar Series entitled “Reconstruction Activism” on December 10th at 10 am. Attendees can register at for the online event. Panelists include Dr. Francine Allen (Morehouse) and Dr. Marla Frederick (Emory University), as well as […]

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Second Lift Every Voice panel next week

On November 10th at 1:00 pm, the Lift Every Voice Seminar Series is sponsoring a second public discussion panel entitled, “Legacies of Reconstruction.” According to the press release, “Legacies of Reconstruction” will explore the failures, successes, and issues arising out of Reconstruction, and discuss how these histories help us understand contemporary debates about citizenship and racial justice in the United […]

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Lift Every Voice to sponsor panel

On October 20 at noon, the Lift Every Voice Seminar Series is sponsoring a public discussion panel entitled, “Defining the Black Reconstruction Archive.” According to the press release, “Defining the Black Reconstruction Archive” is the first of three panels that will explore the history and significance of Reconstruction. Panelists will highlight how African American archives […]

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Constitution Day social media challenge scheduled for next week

National Constitution Day, the day that commemorates the signing of the Constitution, is Thursday, September 17. On that day, members of the Emory community and beyond will reexamine the Reconstruction-era Amendments that extended civil and legal protections to formerly enslaved people. Join the Conversation on the Lift Every Voice Twitter page or create your own posts […]

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Two new libguides: Black Lives Matter and Social Justice Corner

Members of the Emory community have created two new guides worth checking out! Emory’s Black Lives Matter LibGuide contains resources and information about how to take action. Materials included in the guide have been crowdsourced by library staff. If you have suggestions of additional resources or organizations that you would like included, please add them to […]

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