Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America

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Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America

Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs

 

Please join us for our next Democracy and Education Series Program

Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America 

A Book Talk and Discussion with Author: Dr. Martha S. Jones

 

Thursday, February 27, 2019

Milbank Chapel

6:00pm

Reception to follow

 

"As former slaves struggled to become citizens, they redefined citizenship for all Americans. Birthright Citizens is their story." Martha S. Jones

 

Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America explores the history of Birthright citizenship in the United States, particularly, how African American activists radically transformed the terms of citizenship for all Americans. Join us for an engaging conversation with Dr. Jones as we explore constitutional history, history of activism and our current state of affairs. 

February 27, 2019, 6:00 PM

February 27, 2019, 8:00 PM

Milbank Chapel