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Bright Promise, Bitter Betrayal: The Story of Reconstruction & Beyond
With C.R. Gibbs, Historian/Author
Join historian C.R. Gibbs for a deeper examination of an often overlooked period in American history. After the withdrawal of Federal troops from the South in 1877, African Americans continued to struggle for justice, equality, and freedom. During this time the seeds of the modern civil rights movement are sown. This lecture will take an in-depth look at the period of Reconstruction and beyond.