Black History Lecture Series - Reconstruction: America Reimagined
Thursday, February 1 | 3:30 p.m.
The River Room at Waterstone | 27 Washington Street | Wellesley
Reconstruction refers to the period after the Civil War, when the South had been decimated and the social, economic, and political reforms were enormous. This lecture considers the controversy surrounding the themes of Reconstruction. Were they moral and social or political and economic?
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Lionel Porter’s fight against racism and discrimination began as a child growing up in segregated Mississippi. His early experiences inspired him to earn his Juris Doctorate degree and become a lawyer for the NAACP.