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Leveling the Playing Field:The Sports Gallery at the Smithsonian African American History Museum

May 22, 2017 · ·

Dr. Damion Thomas’s talk will explore the development of the Sports Gallery at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution, and how sports can illustrate key moments and ideas in history.

Behind The Scenes Tour: Black History Beyond the Amistad at CHS

February 10, 2018 · ·

This behind-the-scenes tour of our collections spaces will highlight items that tell the story of black Connecticans, both ordinary and extraordinary, from the 1600s to today.

Behind The Scenes Tour: Black History Beyond the Amistad at CHS

This behind-the-scenes tour of our collections spaces will highlight items that tell the story of black Connecticans, both ordinary and extraordinary, from the 1600s to today.

The Greater Hartford NAACP: The Next 100 Years

February 22, 2018 · ·

The Greater Hartford Branch of the NAACP celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2017. What’s next? This panel discussion and pop-up exhibit will consider the past, present and future of the organization.

Workers, Consumers, and Civil Rights at G. Fox & Co. Department Store

September 13, 2018 · ·

We invite CHS members and visitors to bring a lunch and join us for a noontime talk by Dr. Traci Parker, NERFC fellow, about the racial integration of sales and clerical work at G. Fox during and after the Second World War.

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