Lift Every Voice 2020: Legacies of Reconstruction

The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, and the Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry invite students, members of the Emory community and the general public to “Legacies of Reconstruction” on Nov. 10 from 1:00-2:00 EST. Panelist includes Drs. Susan Ashmore (Emory) & Alyasah Ali Sewell (Emory). It will be moderated by Ph.D. Candidate Camille Goldmon (Emory).

“Legacies of Reconstruction” is the second of three panels in the Lift Every Voice 2020 Speaker Series. Panelist will examine 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 States. The program will last an hour, with the final 15 minutes reserved for questions. The event is free and open to the public. Attendees can register for the online event. 

For more information about Lifting Every Voice and other related events, please visit Lifting Every Voice: the Pellom McDaniels III 2020-2021 Tribute Series.