The Black Alumni of Notre Dame Present: On Juneteenth with Dr. Annette Gordon-Reed

Sunday, August 6, 2023 12:00 pm EST

On June 23, 2023, Black Alumni of Notre Dame (BA of ND) gathered virtually for a captivating book discussion with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Dr. Annette Gordon-Reed about her book On Juneteenth. In this thought-provoking memoir, Dr. Gordon-Reed skillfully intertwines personal recollections with historical analysis to explore the significance of Juneteenth in American history and her own experiences growing up in Texas.

During our virtual discussion, we delve into the themes and ideas presented in the book, examining the historical context of Juneteenth as well as its continued relevance in contemporary society. We explore Dr. Gordon-Reed’s unique perspective as she shares insights on race, identity, and the ongoing struggle for equality.

This thought-provoking and insightful book discussion provides an excellent opportunity to engage in a meaningful dialogue about the importance of Juneteenth and its place in our collective understanding of American history, whether you are familiar with the book or new to the topic.

So grab a copy of On Juneteenth and enjoy this virtual book discussion, where we deepen our understanding of this pivotal moment in American history and its enduring impact on our nation. Don’t miss out on this enlightening and enriching conversation!

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