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MOOC | “Black Reconstruction” | The Civil War and Reconstruction, 1865-1890 | 3.5.1

>>Last week, we saw how after the great battle between Andrew Johnson and Congress, what we call Radical Reconstruction, Congressional Reconstruction, is enacted by the Congress, and new governments are to be put into place in the South based on — with some little exceptions — universal manhood suffrage, black suffrage, white suffrage, etc., for …

Voices of the Civil War Episode 21: “Sojourner Truth”

Voices of the Civil War Episode 21: “Sojourner Truth”

The women’s rights movement in America was directly influenced by the work of the abolitionist movement. Nearly all women’s rights advocates supported abolition, however not all abolitionists supported a woman’s right to engage herself in political activity. Responding to the attempted silencing of women at antislavery conventions, and the expectation that they stay at home …

Citizens and Borders: Joseph Carens, Bouchra Khalili, and Samar Yazbek | MoMA LIVE

Citizens and Borders: Joseph Carens, Bouchra Khalili, and Samar Yazbek | MoMA LIVE

Captions will appear here. Captions will appear here. Good night. We’re delighted to have you with us tonight, welcome to our digital audience, as well. We’re coming together on a very topical discussion. In our world, despite the advances of technology and commerce and enlightened thought, more people are displaced by conflict than ever before …