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Juneteenth Teach In: Reconstruction, Then and Now

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Virtual Event

“Reconstruction, Then and Now” brings together three scholars of history, race, and education to the reflect on the promise and successes of Reconstruction, the ways in which the full scope of the era was cut short by the policies and practices of white supremacy, and the work of reconstruction that remains to be done now and in the future. Moderated by David Bynes (FIU) with special guests Mary Frances Berry (University of Pennsylvania), Jarvis Givens (Harvard University), and Alexandra Cornelius (Florida International University).

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Arts & Culture, Academics, Lectures & conferences


General Public






Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


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