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Teachers continue to benefit from Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series | Community Voices

Lincoln and the Contrabands painting
Jean Leon Gerome Ferris
Lincoln and the Contrabands

Graham Peck, Wepner Distinguished Professor of Lincoln Studies at UIS and Beth Hatt, UIS School of Education Director, visit Community Voices to share how theMary and Jim Beaumont Endowed Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series has broadened into providing continuing education for teachers through the expert guest speakers.

This is the second year the workshop is offered. It is scheduled for October 22, 2022, 10-11:30 a.m.

It will be led by Jonathan White, Professor of American Studies at Christopher Newport University and examine letters of African-Americans to Lincoln during the Civil War. White is the author of To Address You as My Friend: Afrincan American Letters to Abraham Lincoln.

Randy Eccles is thrilled to be talking with community members and joining them in becoming informed citizenry. Please reach out at randy.eccles@nprillinois.org.
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