In partnership with The Greene Space at WNYC and WQXR, the National Constitution Center presents this compelling conversation to honor the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.
Watch the live stream here (beginning at 7 p.m. EST).
Join Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson, scholar Dr. Khalil Muhammad, and historians Dr. Eric Foner and Dr. Jim Downs for an in-depth exploration of the Emancipation Proclamation within the turbulent contexts of the Civil War, Reconstruction, the Jim Crow era, and the Great Migration. Plus, singer Kevin Maynor will perform an excerpt from Ulysses Kay’s final opera Frederick Douglass in partnership with Selected Shorts on WNYC 93.9 FM.
The event is co-moderated by award-winning writer Carl Hancock Rux and Robin Morris, Director of National Programs at the National Constitution Center.