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The Civil War: Race and the Civil War

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton

Washington, DC
Saturday, February 4, 2012

A discussion on race and the role it played leading up to and during the Civil War - and how the war’s outcome and immediate aftermath have impacted racial issues ever since. Speakers include Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Yale University professor David Blight, University of Richmond President Edward Ayers, and Frank Smith, who heads the African American Civil War Memorial & Museum.  This two-hour event took place at the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC.

Updated: Monday, February 6, 2012 at 11:15am (ET)

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