National Archives and Records Association (NARA) Black History Month Program: The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity

The black family has been a topic of study across disciplines—history, literature, the visual arts, film, sociology, anthropology, and social policy. It has been described as a rich tapestry for exploring African American past and present, a microcosm of the entire race, and its complexity as the foundation of African American life and history. A panel will discuss these ideas and perspectives including family traditions, brothers and sisters, power-couples, and community. Moderated by Ida E. Jones, University Archivist, Morgan State University, panelists: include Alison Parker, Author, Unceasing Militant, the Life of Mary Church Terrell; and Darius Young, Author, Robert R. Church, Jr. and the African American Political Struggle; John Whittington Franklin and Karen Roberts Franklin, Franklin Global LLC, Managing Members, Barbara Spencer Dunn, ASALH Vice President for Membership & Contributor and Member of the Black History 365 (BH365) Professional Development Team. Presented in partnership with the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. For Live Captioning, use:…

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