Posts Tagged: Lift Every Voice

Lift Every Voice 2020: Defining the Black Reconstruction Archive

The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library and the Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry invite members of the Emory community and the general public to the panel “Defining the Black Reconstruction Archive” on October 20, 2020 from 12:00-1:00 pm EST. Panelists include Drs. Barbara Combs (Clark Atlanta University), Michelle Gordon (Emory University),…

Lift Every Voice 2020: Emory Constitution Day Social Media Challenge

The Lift Every Voice 2020 Project Team will host a social media event on September 17th to commemorate National Constitution Day and the passage of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments. We invite students and members of the Emory community to engage with us on twitter @EveryVoice2020 or to create their own posts using the…

Lift Every Voice 2020, the May Miller Papers, and the Work of the Reconstruction Archive

J.E. Morgan is the 2019-2020 recipient of the Mellon Interventions Public Scholar fellowship at Emory’s Rose Library. Morgan is a Ph.D. candidate in History at Emory and a member of the Lift Every Voice 2020 project team. The Lift Every Voice 2020 project’s public history initiatives emphasizes that African Americans’ fight for citizenship and civil rights began long…

Lift Every Voice 2020: The Vision of Dr. Pellom McDaniels III

As the Curator of African American Collections at Emory’s Rose Library, Dr. Pellom McDaniels III worked to bring these collections to the public in order to highlight the lives and contributions of African Americans. A year-long project, Lift Every Voice 2020 began with his idea that Reconstruction was “a time of great possibility” for African…