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Beyond “Sectional Superiority”: Memorializing Black History in Northern New England

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University of Southern Maine

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9-2-2022 12:00 PM

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If 21st century African American memorials are any judge, that narrative is under increasing scrutiny; Recent commemorations attempt to correct the visual and historical record of the suppression and expulsion of African Americans by erecting memorials that celebrate New England’s Black history.

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Feb 9th, 12:00 PM

Beyond “Sectional Superiority”: Memorializing Black History in Northern New England

University of Southern Maine

If 21st century African American memorials are any judge, that narrative is under increasing scrutiny; Recent commemorations attempt to correct the visual and historical record of the suppression and expulsion of African Americans by erecting memorials that celebrate New England’s Black history.