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Legacies of Emancipation with author Ta-Nehisi Coates

Friday, October 25, 7:00pm9:00pm
Members $15 for VMHC and ACWM members (Join today) Nonmembers $20 ($10 for students and educators)
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
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**This event is now sold out! If you would like to be added to the wait list, please contact the American Civil War Museum at 804.649.1861.

Legacies of Emancipation

The American Civil War Museum and the Virginia Museum of History & Culture present Legacies of Emancipation.

The Civil War resulted in the emancipation of 4 million enslaved African Americans. Explore how the choices and events in the transition from enslavement to freedom continue to shape the lives of Americans over 150 years later.

Ta-Nehisi Coates, author
Manisha Sinha, University of Connecticut
Christy Coleman, American Civil War Museum CEO

The VMHC exhibition, Determined: The 400-Year Struggle for Black Equality, will remain open for extended evening hours so that program attendees may visit.

$20 General Admission
$15 for ACWM + VMHC Members
$10 for students and educators

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