Humanities Moments

Humanities Moments

We’ve all had “humanities moments” — when our lives were made richer, more poignant, and meaningful because of the insights the humanities provide.

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by Lauren, 21, Student
Emancipation Memorial, Lincoln Park, Washington, D.C.
While in my English class, we look at an image of the Lincoln Statue and it showed Lincoln's hand above the head of a former slave. This image is supposed to represent freedom, but to me, it represents the level at which people of color are limited to be.

by Jacqueline Stallworth, 46 years old, High School English teacher in northern Virginia
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My moment focuses on the fact that African American women have been using their words as Political Resistance.

by Kamille Bostick, Vice President, Education Programs, Levine Museum of the New South
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Kamille Bostick shares the moment when she first saw the PBS documentary Eyes on the Prize and discusses how the revelations of that film history have contributed to her career and her long interest in history, especially the lives and accomplishments of African Americans.
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