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Lectures in History: Comparing the Reconstruction & Civil Rights Eras

Civil Rights March on Washington

Civil Rights March on Washington

Williamsburg, Virginia
Monday, August 25, 2014

College of William & Mary professor Melvin Ely and his students compare the Reconstruction and Civil Rights eras, exploring many of the similarities and differences between the post-Civil War South and what Professor Ely calls "The Second Reconstruction" of the 1960s. This class is part of a course called “African American History from Emancipation to the Present.”

Updated: Monday, October 13, 2014 at 11:13am (ET)

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