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- Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York NY
In celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, join us for a conversation with Deborah Willis and Barbara Krauthamer, authors of Envisioning Emancipation: Black Americans and the End of Slavery, a powerful photographic survey of what freedom looked like for black Americans in the Civil War Era. Sam Pollard, director, Slavery By Another Name will moderate. A book signing will follow the program.
Presented in conjunction with the Center’s Visualizing Emancipation exhibition.
To watch live tonight, visit: http://www.nypl.org/livestream-between-lines
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of The New York Public Library, is one of the world's leading research facilities devoted to the preservation of materials on the global African and African diasporan experiences. A focal point of Harlem's cultural life, the Center sponsors programs and events that illuminate and illustrate the richness of black history and culture.
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