America’s Reconstruction And Today’s Effects

Yorbing Staff Monday April 8, 2019

Feature Image: Ellen Kalorkoti, NYT, 2018

WNYC The Brian Lehrer Show April 8, 2019

Henry Louis Gates Jr., professor at Harvard University, director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, author of Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow (Penguin Press, 2019) and Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow (Scholastic Nonfiction, 2019) turns his attention to the post-Civil War Reconstruction era and the backlash to emancipation.

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