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Racial Justice & Civil War Monuments

Event Type: Adults
Date: 9/14/2020
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Description:
 [Online]
Get important insights into the controversy surrounding Civil War monuments and statues. Doctor Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders, history professor at the University of Dayton, explains the recurring efforts to remove them, why those efforts intensify during periods of civil unrest, and how the Black Lives Matter movement for racial justice has renewed the conflict over the nationís commemorative landscape. Lawrence-Sanders provides context for understanding this controversial part of the historical memory.

This program uses free Zoom conferencing. After registration, you will receive an email explaining how to join the event using your computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. You may also listen in, no video required, from your cell phone or landline.

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A recording of this program will be available on YouTube.
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   Vernon Area Public Library
Location: ONLINE
Contact: Adult Desk
Contact Number: 224-543-1485
Presenter: Asheligh Lawrence-Sanders