Colleague Circle: What We Need to Remember: Sharing Overlooked Histories

  • Friday, July 17, 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom

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Smithsonian Institution Secretary Lonnie Bunch III has said: "If you're a historian, your job is to help people understand not just what they want to remember, but what they need to remember." As movements for racial justice highlight the need to reckon with our past, join us to hear some examples of Connecticut organizations that have worked to share African-American histories in their communities. Learn about the Westport Museum's exhibit, "Remembered: The History of African-Americans in Westport," the "Stories of Resilience: Encountering Racism" exhibit at Lyman Allyn Museum, and the
Colchester Historical Society's project, "Emerging from the Shadows: Colchester’s School for Colored Children, 1804-1840."

Guests:

  • Ramin Ganeshram (Westport Museum)
  • Tammy Kaye (Jewish Federation of Eastern Connecticut)
  • Gigi Liverant (Colchester Historical Society) 

Connecticut League of History Organizations
Central Connecticut State UniversityDepartment of History
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06050
(860) 832-2674
info@clho.org

with support from
CTHumanities

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