If you find any articles of interest on the Reconstruction era and use Twitter, tweet links to articles using the #Reconstruction150 hashtag.
Avis Thomas Lester, "Forgotten in the Classroom: The Reconstruction Era." Washington Post.
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.
And here is the full link, which for some reason did not copy over properly when I clicked the publish button on our end:
Dear Dr. Yacovone,
Thanks so much for sending that along to us, we very much appreciate it!
For the larger impact of the way we have rendered Reconstruction to students, please see
There's been a lot going on over the past few months with preserving and interpreting the 150th anniversary of the Reconstruction era:
Hilary Green, "Teaching Reconstruction: Some Strategies that Work." Muster (Journal of the Civil War Era)