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The Families’ Civil War–Black Soldiers and the Fight for Racial Justice
June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Seeing the Civil War as part of African Americans’ lifelong quest for racial justice
Join us on Wednesday, June 15 at 1:00 PM on Facebook and YouTube for the premiere of a video discussion with Holly A. Pinheiro Jr., author of The Families’ Civil War–Black Soldiers and the Fight for Racial Justice. Director of Education John Lustrea will talk with Professor Pinheiro about the lives of USCT soldiers and their families and how the Civil War was but one engagement in a longer war for racial justice.
Holly A. Pinheiro Jr. is an assistant professor of African American history at Furman University. He is the author of articles in American Nineteenth Century History, the African American Intellectual History Society’s Black Perspectives blog, and the Journal of the Civil War Era‘s Muster blog.