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African American Experiences During the Reconstruction Era

In this conversation writer and historian Dr. Kidada Williams presented her research on African Americans’ fight for liberty and equality during the Reconstruction era.



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Racism Resistance

In this webinar Dr. Kidada Williams used primary resources to discuss the daily lives of African Americans during the Reconstruction era. Participants learned about the obstacles post-Civil War African American families faced, and the impact of violence on African American communities including generational trauma.

We are grateful to The Hammer Family for supporting the development of our on-demand learning and teaching resources.

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Dr. Kidada E. Williams

Writer and Historian

Dr. Kidada Williams

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