Virtual Event on the Struggle for Racial Justice and Voting
Facing History and Ourselves invites educators to join a dialogue with Dr. Carol Anderson, professor, historian, and National Book Critics Circle Award winner, exploring the history of the fight for African Americans’ voting rights as part of the struggle for racial justice in the United States. Conversations on Equity and Justice: “The Struggle for Racial Justice and Voting” will take place on October 7, 2020, at 7 p.m. (ET)/4 p.m. (PT). This is the second installment in the yearlong Facing History Now: Conversations on Equity and Justicevirtual event series. Live captioning will be available during this event, which will be hosted on the ON24 webinar platform. Instructions on how to join the event will be provided upon registration.
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