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Hybrid Juneteenth Event: Reconstruction and African American Memory
June 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Explore the historical legacy of the Reconstruction Era and Freedmen’s Bureau with a scholarly lecture by Dr. Chris Bonner, University of Maryland, College Park. This presentation will be followed by a demo of the Smithsonian Freedmen’s Bureau Transcription Project with Quinton Gregory, University of Maryland, College Park.
Christopher Bonner specializes in African American history, particularly black protest in the early United States. He is at work on a manuscript titled “The Price of Citizenship,” which examines black activists’ efforts to construct American citizenship before the passage of the Fourteenth Amendment.
Partners: PGAAMCC, Banneker-Douglass Museum, Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture, Community Co- Creation Lab
Click Here to Register for the Online Program. ** Special Note: The museum will screen this virtual program onsite in the theater. Free admission offered to the first 250 people who visit the museum on June 19th.