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June 2020

History Lunch Break: Voting Rights, an Unfinished Story

June 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free
Voter Registration Warrenton NC National Museum of American History

The Fifteenth Amendment, which prevents states from excluding voters on the basis of race, is 150 years old this year.…

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History Lunch Break: Games, Democracy, Museums, Tech

June 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free

The Durham-based tech consultancy CrossComm Inc. developed "Gerrymander Madness: The Anti-Democracy VR Game" for the Greensboro History Museum's Project Democracy…

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July 2020

History Lunch Break: Reinventing Democracy in Germany after World War II

July 31, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free
West Germany Flag Map

A conversation with historian Derek Holmgren about the restoration and reinvention of democracy in West Germany after 1945. Derek Holmgren…

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August 2020

History Lunch Break: Documenting History Happening Now in NC

August 14, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free

How are museums and archives capturing the experiences and artifacts of 2020? How do we curate these materials? How do…

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History Lunch Break: Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown & Her Legacies

August 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Free

Educator Charlotte Hawkins Brown established the Palmer Memorial Institute in 1902. Over the next half century she would make it…

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September 2020

History Lunch Break: O. Henry in Texas, Heart of the West

September 11, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free

The Greensboro History Museum isn’t alone in sharing the story of famous short story writer William Sydney Porter (born Sept.…

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History Lunch Break: Dancing Who We Are

September 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Free

This year’s National Dance Day festivities are taking place online rather than live in LeBauer Park. We’re joined by Amanda…

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History Lunch Break: NC Asian Americans and the Vote

September 25, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
Free
Woman in hat holding Register to Vote sign in parking lot

In the last decade the number of eligible Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) voters in North Carolina has grown dramatically.…

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