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The Many Meanings of the Emancipation Proclamation

Panel Discussion with Three Historians

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During Greensboro’s Emancipation Proclamation Awareness Month, learn more about the importance of this document from area scholars at this panel discussion and conversation featuring:

  • Arwin Smallwood, chair of the history department at NC A&T State University;  
    “The Impact of the Emancipation Proclamation on African-Americans in North Carolina, Particularly Eastern North Carolina”
  • Paul Escott, Reynolds Professor with the history department at Wake Forest University; “Who Freed the Slaves?”
  • Mark Elliott, associate professor with the history department at UNC Greensboro; “Emancipation and American Nationalism”

Reserve a seat by calling Mary Allen at 336-373-2982.

This program made possible by the City of Greensboro, Greensboro Historical Museum Inc. and the John Floy Wicker Endowment.

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