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The Race for America: Black Internationalism in the Age of Manifest Destiny
  • Date: Tuesday, December 12, 2023
  • Time: 3:30 pm
  • Location: Online

R. J. Boutelle will discuss what Manifest Destiny meant for African Americans as an expanding American empire aimed to shepherd the Western Hemisphere into a new era of civilization and prosperity. In The Race for America,the author will explore how Black intellectuals engaged with Manifest Destiny to theorize and practice Black internationalism.

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