Collectively Wrestling with the Historical Legacy of American Slavery and Its Aftermath

Tuesday Jun 19, 2018

5520 Wyoming Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
US

Phone: 332-0565
Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

FREE

Ages:

ALL-AGES!

Contact:

Lyn Berner

Phone: (505) 247-0606
Website: Click to Visit

A panel discussion with scholars and community members on topics including lynching in the context of the Emancipation Proclamation, Jim Crow and Confederate statues.

The Holocaust & Intolerance Museum of New Mexico and the New Mexico Office of African American Affairs invite you to a free community event, Juneteenth:  Collectively Wrestling with the Historical Legacy of American Slavery and its Aftermath. 

A panel discussion led by scholars and community members will discuss topics such as:

* Lynching in the context of the Emancipation Proclamation, Jim Crow, and Confederate statues;

* Transforming collective thinking and memory; and

* Contemporary expressions of the Emancipation Proclamation and of Juneteenth.

Audience participation is encouraged with a Q & A.    Reception follows.