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12:00 pm

The Trouble with Minna: A Case of Slavery and Emancipation in the Antebellum North

April 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Trouble with Minna: A Case of Slavery and Emancipation in the Antebellum North Date: Monday, April 09, 2018 Time: 12:00 pm Location: William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC In this intriguing book, history professor Hendrik Hartog uses a forgotten 1840 case to explore the regime of gradual emancipation that took place in New Jersey. … Continue reading The Trouble with Minna: A Case of Slavery and Emancipation in the Antebellum North

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4:00 pm

Samuel Walker on Most of 14th Street Is Gone

April 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20004 United States

Click here to RSVP: Most of 14th Street is Gone: The Washington, DC Riots of 1968 In his Washington History Seminar presentation 50 years after the Washington DC riots of April 1968, historian Sam Walker will stress three main points about their origin and impact. The first is that the main cause of the riots was … Continue reading Samuel Walker on Most of 14th Street Is Gone

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