Author Ta-Nehisi Coates makes a point during his talk Oct. 25 at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture. Other speakers on the panel for “Legacies of Emancipation,” are Dr. Manisha Sinha, left, of the University of Connecticut, and Christy Coleman, chief executive officer of the American Civil War Museum.
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