Submitted by Cornelia D. Bell, Guy Mason Recreation Specialist
Edna Greene Medford is chairperson and professor of history at Howard University, where she specializes in 19th century United States history, with an emphasis on slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction. Dr. Medford's publications include Lincoln and Emancipation (2015) and The Emancipation Proclamation: Three Views (co-authored with Harold Holzer and Frank Williams, 2006). Dr Medford is the editor of Historical Perspectives of the African Burial Ground: New York Blacks and the Diaspora.
Q & A and refreshments will follow the lecture.
For more information, please contact the staff at Guy Mason Recreation Center at (202) 727-7527.
Guy Mason Recreation Center
3600 Calvert Street NW
(Free parking on site)