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How Black Citizenship Was Won, and Lost

The post-Civil War Reconstruction era — which saw the dramatic expansion of rights for African-Americans, followed by their violent rollback — is one of the most poorly understood periods in American history…Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow, an exhibition about Reconstruction and its aftermath at the New-York Historical Society through March 3, doesn’t […]
Creative: Tronvig Group