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Reconstruction: An Unfulfilled Vision of “Liberty and Justice for All?"

Sunday, May 19, 2 p.m.


  • Irving Joyner, Professor of Law, School of Law, North Carolina Central University
  • Thavolia Glymph, Professor of History and Law, Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, Duke University
  • Theodore Shaw, Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil Rights, UNC School of Law

Three distinguished scholars discuss the legal and historical aspects of Reconstruction and examine the legislation and court cases that provided a foundation for the modern Civil Rights movement. Plan time before or after the panel to visit our Reconstruction exhibit, Freedom! A Promise Disrupted: North Carolina, 1862–1901, on Level 3.