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Webinar: “Fannie Lou Hamer Came to Atlantic City”

July 19, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT

Atlantic Cape Community College

Atlantic Cape Community College (ACCC) will host “Fannie Lou Hamer Came to Atlantic City: Freedom Summer and the Fight to Seat Mississippi Black Delegates at the 1964 DNC,” a virtual presentation by Dr. Chanelle Rose, on July 19 at 5:30 p.m.

The event is being held in conjunction with the “Voices and Votes: Democracy in America” exhibit on display at ACCC from July 11-August 13.

Please join the meeting via Zoom at the link below:


Webinar ID: 989 7669 2451

Chanelle N. Rose specializes in modern American history, with an emphasis on African-American history. Born in London, England, she immigrated to Miami, Florida, during her adolescent years. She received both her B.A. and M.A. degrees from Florida International University and her Ph.D. at the University of Miami. Her areas of research and teaching include African-American history, post-World War II America, Civil Rights-Black Power, tourism, and urban history. Her first book, The Struggle for Black Freedom in Miami: Civil Rights and America’s Tourist Paradise, 1896-1968, was published by the Louisiana State University Press in 2015.Her current research explores the evolution of modern black conservatism in local communities and its impact on the African American struggle for racial equality from 1950 to 1985.

“Voices and Votes: Democracy in America,” a traveling exhibit based on a major exhibition currently on display at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, will be on display at the Atlantic Cape Community College (ACCC) Mays Landing Campus from July 11 through August 13. The exhibition is free and open to the public and is appropriate for all age groups.

To learn more about the exhibit and other host sites throughout New Jersey in the coming year, visit https://njhumanities.org/programs/museum-on-main-street/.


July 19, 2022
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
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