If you find anything newsworthy about the Reconstruction Era and its commemoration (and you happen to use Twitter), tweet any links to the #Reconstruction150 hashtag.
Jamelle Bouie and Rebecca Onion of Slate have started a podcast on the Reconstruction Era.
Here's a really fascinating exchange between professors Patrick Rael and Allen Guelzo about the "self-emancipation" thesis and whether or not liberal capitalism was to blame for the rise of Jim Crow laws during and after Reconstruction. Definity a worthwhile read.
The Civil War Institute's Annual Summer Conference at Gettysburg College will be taking place from Friday, June 17 through Wednesday, June 22. The theme of this year's conference is "Reconstruction and the Legacy of the Civil War," and the conference is completely sold out. A full schedule of programming and presenters can be found here. Attendees and presenters tweeting from the conference will use the hashtag #CWI2016.
From the official website: