Tennessee 101: Reconstruction to the Late 20th c.
September 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CDT
Join the TN Historical Society for a virtual series featuring speakers specializing in different topics from post Civil War through the last century. Registration will be available at: https://tennesseehistory.org/home/programs/
This session will analyze how African Americans returned from the war determined to fight for equal rights. We will discuss Baker v. Care, the landmark court redistricting decision, the new wave of feminism with the fight over the Equal Rights Amendment, and the state’s response to the Vietnam War.
The project is supported in part through Humanities TN’s General Grant Program.