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Lecture-How Black Beaches Became White Wealth

Title:Lecture-How Black Beaches Became White Wealth
Date & Time:Sat Feb 11, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location:Alexandria Black History Museum, 902 Wythe St. (Map This)
Event Details:During the twentieth century, a significant amount of coastal property in the South was home to, and owned by, African Americans. In The Land Was Ours, Andrew W. Kahrl discusses the history of these beaches, and how they transitioned to luxury properties such as resorts and condominiums. Kahrl also reflects on the social, economic, and environmental implications of this redevelopment.

Andrew W. Kahrl is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Virginia.
Contact Phone No.:703.746.4356
Fees:Reservations Encouraged
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Black History Museum, Museums, Old & Historic Alexandria, Parker Gray

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