African-American Heritage House Lecture Series

  • Building Bridges for Inclusive Success Through the Arts

    Originally recorded at 3:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, August 21, 2019.

    Dr. Alex Harris speaks about the power of education through the arts.

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  • The Power of African American Preaching

    Originally recorded at 3:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, August 7, 2019.

    Frank Thomas shares the power of the African American sermon.

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  • The Farther You Can Look Back, The Farther Ahead You Can See

    Originally recorded at 3:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 31, 2019.

    Michael Moore, president of the International African American Museum, gives his lecture, “The Farther You Can Look Back, The Farther Ahead You Can See.”

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  • David W. Blight

    Originally recorded at 3:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 4, 2019.

    David W. Blight lectures on his Pulitzer Prize-winning biography "Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom."

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  • The Road to a Fair Fight: A Conversation About Voting Rights

    Originally recorded at 3:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 17, 2019.

    Drawing from her book, "Minority Leader: How to Lead from the Outside and Make Real Change," Hon. Stacey Abrams, J.D. discusses voting rights.

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  • The Lingering Legacy of Confederate Statues

    Stan Deaton, Senior historian and Dr. Elaine B. Andrews Distinguished Historian at the Georgia Historical Society, examines the lingering legacy of Confederate Statues in a lecture given at Chautauqua on August 14, 2019.

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  • Leading & Managing in an Era of Disruptive Demographics & Certain-Uncertainty

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, August 26, 2020.

    James Johnson concludes the season’s African American Heritage House Lecture Series.

    Johnson provides a presentation titled “Leading and Managing in an Era of Disruptive Demographics and Certain-Uncertainty.”

    Johnson is the ...

  • The ARC of Justice: A Discussion on Reparations

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, August 19, 2020.

    William A. Darity Jr. and A. Kirsten Mullen, authors, "From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century"

    A. Kirsten Mullen is a folklorist and the founder of Artefactual, an arts-consulting pract...

  • Think Land Policy Is Unrelated to Racial Injustice? Think Again.

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, August 12, 2020.

    George W. “Mac” McCarthy continues the African American Heritage House Lecture Series in Week Seven.

    McCarthy is president and CEO of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Before joining the Lincoln Institute in 2014, Mac direct...

  • Vanguard: 200 Years of Black Women at the Front of Voting Rights

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 29, 2020.

    Martha Jones on the few times the Constitution was amended, particularly the Fourteenth Amendment.

    Jones is the Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor and Professor of History at The Johns Hopkins University, and a legal a...

  • Fixing the Cultural Biases in Algorithms

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 22, 2020.

    David Danks discusses cultural biases within the world of technology.

    Danks is L.L. Thurstone Professor of Philosophy & Psychology, and head of the Department of Philosophy, at Carnegie Mellon University. His research interests ar...

  • Notions of Resistance in Black Art

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 15, 2020.

    Fahamu Pecou describes his artwork, background and the use of protest in art.

    “I make art in a form of protest, but more so in a form of love.”

    Pecou is an interdisciplinary artist and scholar whose works combine observations ...

  • The New Reconstruction:Transforming Education for the 21st Century

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, August 5, 2020.

    African American Heritage House Lecture. "The New Reconstruction: Transforming Education for the 21st Century." Meria Carstarphen, fmr. superintendent, Atlanta Public Schools

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