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Lincoln's endorsement of black colonization

Lincoln’s early endorsement, and ultimate abandonment, of the policy of colonization for formerly enslaved individuals to the Caribbean and Central America has been the subject of considerable debate.

In this evocative program by historian Brian Mitchell, he will explore Lincoln’s opinions on colonization, his failed colonization experiment, and his ultimate abandonment of colonization as a method of dealing with the issue of African Americans in the United States.

Looking for Lincoln invites the public to watch and participate in this online program on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024 at 7 p.m. on the...


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