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Juneteenth Lecture: Iowa Agriculture – 1862

The Dynamics of White Supremacy in Central Iowa Before & After the Emancipation Proclamation

Join Charles Pearson, president/CEO of Pearson Consulting, for a discussion on the aftermath of generational racism in agriculture associated with one of the nation’s leading land-grant universities before and after the Civil War. Pearson will also discuss his plans to design and develop a “Central Iowa Civil War to Civil Rights” virtual tour and a City of Ames African American Heritage Trail system.


Jun 20 2024


9:00 am - 10:30 am


Ames Public Library
515 Douglas Ave., Ames, Iowa

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