Tag: African-American history

Women’s History Featured in Latest Issue of The Public Historian

The May 2017 issue of The Public Historianlooks at how women’s history is represented in public.

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7th Annual Public History Community Forum Draws Capacity Crowd to Philadelphia

The 7th Annual Public History Community Forum was held Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in Franklin Hall of the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia.

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Schomburg Debuts Live from the Archive Series

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture recently debuted its Live from the Archive series with “Archives from the Black Atlantic.”

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Two Kings and the NMAAHC

By Mariam Williams

Not seeing black people as active participants in American history and its ongoing push toward democracy always has been a hurtful and angering thing to me. It says to black people—and especially to black children who have little, if any, control over their education—that they are irrelevant and that black people have deserved all race-based mistreatment they’ve received, past or present.

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Revisiting a Preview: The National Museum of African American History

As the opening of the National Museum of African American History approaches, revisit our 2012 preview and interview with Director Lonnie Bunch.

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Hidden-History Sundays at Old Broad Street Church in Bridgeton, NJ

Visitors to Bridgeton’s Old Broad Street Church and Cemetery this summer will enjoy a host of free tours, lectures and exhibits.

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35th Annual Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series: Curating Black America, February 21, 2015

This year’s Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series entitled Curating Black America will feature Dr. Lonnie Bunch, inaugural Director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and other speakers that will explore black history and culture through their experiences leading several other premiere museums and historic sites.

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