1. Confronting a Southern White Past


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    Two southern natives, Edward Ball and Karen Branan, discovered dark truths about their ancestors that became the substance of powerful books. Ball's "Slaves in the Family" unravels…

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    • Humanities Lecture: Evidence of Legacy


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      The Blockson Collection and the Department of African American Studies Student Association to celebrate some of Philadelphia’s most important African American legacies. Vivian Crawford discusses…

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      • Slavery - The US perspective: From the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement - Dr Alan Sked


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        Dr Alan Sked, The London School of Economics and Political Science This is a part of the Mondays at One lecture series on slavery. The other lectures in this series were as follows: The emancipation…

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        • Franklin, Jefferson, and the Common Man [2014/12-28]


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          Presentation by HGP member Dave Collamer. Humanists in general support democratic principles, especially the responsibility of common people to solve problems, plot their destiny, and govern the republic.…

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          • Drew Gilpin Faust on the Civil War


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            Drew Gilpin Faust, the 28th president of Harvard University and the Lincoln Professor of History in Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences, discuss her monumental book, "This Republic of…

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            • Authors at the Aldrich 2009 Colin Calloway


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              Colin Calloway, historian, discusses "Writing Indian History" and his many publications about Native Americans, July 29, 2009.

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              • American Exceptionalism Woody Wilson


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                The Professor of the amazing, American History Class explains why he believes America is exceptional.

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                • CHAT in the Stax: American Labor Unions


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                  Temple Professor of Political Science Joe Schwartz lays out the history of labor unions and their necessity in organizing democracy in the workplace, where the system reflects that of a hierarchy.…

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                  • An Evening with Colson Whitehead


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                    AN EVENING WITH COLSON WHITEHEAD In conversation with Joy Press Dramatic reading by Phil LaMarr September 16, 2016 | ALOUD @ Writers Guild Theater What if the Underground Railroad were no…

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                    • Lost, Found, Stewarded: Collecting Stories of African American Civil War Soldiers


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                      Eve Kahn, "Antiques" columnist for The New York Times, moderates a discussion on how we know what we know about black soldiers who fought in the Civil War with Ron Coddington, author of…

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