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Lectures in History: African Americans in the 1920s

Destruction from the 1921 Tulsa, Oklahoma Race Riot

Destruction from the 1921 Tulsa, Oklahoma Race Riot

New London, Connecticut
Saturday, November 9, 2013

Connecticut College professor David Canton examines the lives of African Americans in the 1920s. His lecture focuses on the leaders, publications and events that made up a tension-filled era for race relations in America. Professor Canton talks about African American leaders such as A. Philip Randolph, Marcus Garvey and W. E. B. Du Bois. He also looks at a string of major events, including the Great Migration, the re-birth of the Ku Klux Klan and the 1921 Tulsa, Oklahoma race riots. Connecticut College is located in New London.

Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013 at 9:14am (ET)

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