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Seventh Annual Black History Month Lecture

Presented by Senator John Heinz History Center at Online/Virtual Space

Feb 12 2021
Seventh Annual Black History Month Lecture

The Heinz History Center’s seventh annual Black History Month Lecture will feature Dr. Hasan Jeffries, who will discuss “(Re)Making History: Memory, Mythmaking, and the Civil Rights Movement.”

Join Dr. Hasan Jeffries for a lecture that will explore how popular misconceptions about the civil rights movement remake history, altering everything from the African American freedom struggle’s leadership, goals, tactics, and guiding philosophies, to the depth and breadth of the white opposition, including the form and function of racial terror.

Drawing on popular media forms, including movies and political cartoons, this workshop will interrogate leading myths about the African American

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