Made Local with Alaina E. Roberts
Join us for a virtual lecture with local author and Pitt History professor, Alaina E. Roberts, with her new book I’ve Been Here All the While: Black Freedom on Native Land.
Perhaps no other symbol has more resonance in African American history than that of “40 acres and a mule”—the lost promise of Black reparations for slavery after the Civil War. In I’ve Been Here All the While: Black Freedom on Native Land, we meet the Black people who actually received this mythic 40 acres, the American settlers who coveted this land, and the Native Americans whose holdings it originated from.
In nineteenth-century Indian Territory (modern-day Oklahoma), a storyView more
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Apr 22, 2021 at 10:00 am (Thu)
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Copies of I’ve Been Here All the While: Black Freedom on Native Land will be available on April 9, 2021 from White Whale Bookstore.
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