<div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail_default" style="font-family:garamond,serif;font-size:large"><a href="https://timesevents.nytimes.com/1619dialogue/racerelated?te=1&nl=race/related&emc=edit_rr_20200222&campaign_id=37&instance_id=16199&segment_id=21516&user_id=3938f17d8182a22fde1467ff9d0bb5c5&regi_id=4274089720200222" target="_blank">https://timesevents.nytimes.com/1619dialogue/racerelated?te=1&nl=race/related&emc=edit_rr_20200222&campaign_id=37&instance_id=16199&segment_id=21516&user_id=3938f17d8182a22fde1467ff9d0bb5c5&regi_id=4274089720200222</a>  <br></div><div class="gmail_quote"><div dir="ltr"><div style="font-family:garamond,serif;font-size:large"><div id="gmail-g-830326" class="gmail-grp gmail-cms-block-type-headline gmail-link-to-swatch gmail-link-to-font gmail-set-as-title element-custom-block-2912687234 gmail-x6 gmail-layoutGrp" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px auto 1.5625rem;padding:0em;border:0px;width:690px;float:left;word-break:break-word;display:inline-block;font-size:2rem;line-height:1.2;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:NYTKarnakDisplay"><div id="element-custom-block-2912687234" class="element" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px"><div class="gmail-sf gmail-content gmail-headline" id="gmail-sfid-2912687234" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px"><div class="gmail-title gmail-grp gmail-p0" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px auto;padding:0px;border:0px;width:690px;float:none;display:inline-block"><p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px">The 1619 Project</p></div></div></div></div><div id="gmail-g-747555228" class="gmail-grp gmail-cms-block-type-headline gmail-link-to-swatch gmail-link-to-font gmail-set-as-title element-custom-block-2912687471 gmail-x6 gmail-layoutGrp" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px auto 1.5625rem;padding:0em;border:0px;width:690px;float:left;word-break:break-word;display:inline-block;font-size:1.5rem;line-height:1.2;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:NYTFranklinBold"><a class="gmail-nav-jump" id="gmail-to2912687471" name="to2912687471" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;color:rgb(73,153,239)"></a><div id="element-custom-block-2912687471" class="element" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px"><div class="gmail-sf gmail-content gmail-headline" id="gmail-sfid-2912687471" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px"><div class="gmail-title gmail-grp gmail-p0" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px auto;padding:0px;border:0px;width:690px;float:none;display:inline-block"><p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px">Slavery and the American Revolution:<br style="box-sizing:border-box">A Historical Dialogue</p></div></div></div></div><div id="gmail-g-640422" class="gmail-grp gmail-container-ele element gmail-cms-component gmail-cms-simple-container-container gmail-drop-area gmail-c2 gmail-p-grp gmail-x6 gmail-layoutGrp" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px auto 3.125rem;padding:0em;border:0px;width:690px;float:left;word-break:break-word;line-height:1"><div id="gmail-g-89952" class="gmail-grp gmail-cms-component gmail-cms-date-element gmail-link-to-swatch gmail-link-to-font element-custom-block-2912687237 gmail-x7 gmail-layoutGrp" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px 6.89063px 0px auto;padding:0em 0px 0em 0em;border:0px;width:auto;float:left;word-break:break-word;font-size:1rem;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:NYTFranklinMedium;text-transform:uppercase;letter-spacing:1.5px;line-height:1.2"><a class="gmail-nav-jump" id="gmail-to2912687237" name="to2912687237" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;color:rgb(73,153,239)"></a><div id="element-custom-block-2912687237" class="element" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px"><div id="gmail-sfid-2912687237" class="gmail-sf gmail-date" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px"><div class="gmail-cms-date-row" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px"><div class="gmail-date-month gmail-inline" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;display:inline-block">MARCH </div><div class="gmail-date-day gmail-inline" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;display:inline-block">06</div><div class="gmail-separator gmail-inline" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;display:inline-block">,</div></div></div></div></div><div id="gmail-g-177675" class="gmail-grp gmail-cms-component gmail-cms-venue-element gmail-link-to-swatch gmail-link-to-font element-custom-block-2912687307 gmail-x7 gmail-layoutGrp" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px auto;padding:0em;border:0px;width:auto;float:left;word-break:break-word;font-size:1rem;color:rgb(0,0,0);text-align:center;text-transform:uppercase;font-family:NYTFranklinMedium;line-height:1.2;letter-spacing:1.5px"><a class="gmail-nav-jump" id="gmail-to2912687307" name="to2912687307" 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versity of Virginia</p><p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px"><br style="box-sizing:border-box"></p><p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px"><strong style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px">Karin Wulf, Moderator</strong></p><p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px">Executive Director of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture and Professor of History, College of William & Mary</p><p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px"><br style="box-sizing:border-box"></p><p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px"><br style="box-sizing:border-box;letter-spacing:0.2px"></p></div></div></div></div></div><div><div dir="ltr" data-smartmail="gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div>
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