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The Dred Scott Decision with Martha Jones

April 27 @ 6:30 pm 8:00 pm

$10 Registration is required.

ACWM Members can check their emails for their promo code for FREE ADMISSION to this event!

ACWM Members-Only Reception to precede the talk from 5:45pm – 6:30pm.

Join us for this discussion with Dr. Martha Jones, Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor, Professor of History, and a Professor at the SNF Agora Institute at The Johns Hopkins University. Moderated by ACWM President and CEO, Dr. Rob Havers.

Professor Martha S. Jones is the Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor, Professor of History, and a Professor at the SNF Agora Institute at The Johns Hopkins University. She is a legal and cultural historian whose work examines how Black Americans have shaped the story of American democracy.

She is the author of four books, including Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America (2018), which was the winner of numerous prizes. Professor Jones is a public historian, writing for broader audiences at the New York Times, Washington Post, the Atlantic, USA Today, Public Books, Talking Points Memo, Politico, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and Time. She is an expert consultant for museum, film, and video productions and serves on numbers boards and committees.

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