Theme: Reconstruction


Seizing Freedom Podcast

Podcast. Written and hosted by Kidada E. Williams. 2021. A Black history podcast tells stories "drawn from archives of voices from American history that have been muted time and time again."
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Reconstruction: Repression and Resistance

In a people's history online class, Professor Kidada Williams and Tiffany Mitchell Patterson discussed African American survivors of racist violence in the context of Reconstruction, drawing parallels to the contemporary moment.
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Repair: Students Design a Reparations Bill

Teaching Activity. By Ursula Wolfe-Rocca. In this activity, students take on the role of activist-experts to improve upon a Congressional bill for reparations for Black people. They talk back to Congress’ flimsy legislation and design a more robust alternative.
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Freedom’s Shore

Book – Non-fiction. By Russell Duncan. 1986. 192 pages. Freedom’s Shore tells the incredible story of Tunis Campbell, a Northern abolitionist minister who heads South after the Civil War to help freedpeople in Georgia.
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The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition

Book – Non-fiction. By Manisha Sinha. 2017. 784 pages. A groundbreaking history of abolition that recovers the largely forgotten role of African Americans in the long march toward emancipation from the American Revolution through the Civil War.
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