1919 and its Legacies: Race, Nation, and Conflict

All Day

Tyler Haynes Commons, Jepson Alumni Center, THC Room 305, JAC Robins Pavilion
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From the “Red Summer” anti-lynching riots in Norfolk to the unveiling of the Stonewall Jackson monument in Richmond, the year 1919 was a critical moment in the history of racial violence. This conference will explore the larger historical significance of these anniversaries, the long-term legacies of the City of Richmond, and racial justice on a local, national, and global stage. The conference will culminate in a keynote speech delivered by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, Professor of History and International Relations and Director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University.

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This event is part of the School of Arts and Sciences' themed year programming Contested Spaces: Race, Nation, and Conflict.

Contact: Nicole Sackley