At DC Landmark Museums, Cook Center Holds Conference On The Legacy Of The Reconstruction Amendments


At DC Landmark Museums, Cook Center Holds Conference on the Legacy of the Reconstruction Amendments

William Darity discusses the lasting legacy of the Reconstruction Amendments during a Cook Center conference last week. Photo by Chris Hildreth/Duke Photography

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Jeff Harris, Duke Government Relations

Meeting in the extraordinary collections of the National Archives Museum and the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Duke’s Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity convened a three-day research symposium on “Reflections on the Impact of the Reconstruction Amendments” March 15-17.
Among the speakers were David Ferriero, former Duke university librarian and current United States archivist, academics and administrators from various institutions, Duke …

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