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Reconstructing Reconstruction

March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


A look at Reconstruction following the American Civil War and its effects on our country, felt immediately and today. Examine life in the post-war South, Jim Crow laws, the mythology of the “Lost Cause” and its reflection in the popular films “The Birth of a Nation” and “Gone with the Wind”. The portrayal of African Americans in early 20th century pop-culture and contemporary issues, such as the removal of Confederate flags and statues from public spaces will be discussed.

*2 Sessions

Wed, Mar 30 – Apr 6


March 30
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Lifelong Learning