From sidewalks to streetcars, public space was a significant battleground in the post-Civil War urban south. With a focus on Richmond and New Orleans, this talk recaptures the vibrant movements for citizenship without regard to race or status, as well as the anxieties over sexual histories of racial uncertainty that fueled their political opposition.
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21 November 2012 this event is free Brown Bag
Emancipating Citizenship: Race, Sex and (the Trouble with) Egalitarian Visions12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Ann Holder, Pratt Institute