March 12, 2013
Declaration of Independence
This live performance explores the Declaration of Independence and the words “All men are created equal.” Katrinah Lewis, Mary Carter, Chris Hull and “Let’s Stay Together” actress Erica Hubbard relate the meaning of freedom to 18th-century African Americans.
Watch now at connect.history.org.
March 6, 2013
If you missed Friday’s webcast of “Steadfast Spirits,” it’s not too late to catch the show. Watch archived video of the hour-long broadcast at connect.history.org
March 1, 2013
Today at noon EDT, WHRV host Barbara Hamm Lee leads American Ideas: Steadfast Spirits. Interpreter Katrinah Lewis portrays free black citizen Lydia Broadnax. Colonial Williamsburg historians Tricia Brooks and Harvey Bakari provide context and insight for this discussion of the advancing rights of African American women throughout history, and the progress yet to make.
Watch the webcast.
February 26, 2013
Friday March 1, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Colonial Williamsburg CONNECT resumes its webcast series with Steadfast Spirits, a discussion of the ways the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution affect African American women through the Revolution, Reconstruction, and the Civil Rights era.
Submit questions for the webcast now, and they may be answered live.
October 23, 2012
Did you watch the third presidential debate last night? Which candidate had a better grip on foreign policy? Tell us your opinions in the comments.
October 16, 2012
Can compromise and cooperative solutions exist in a climate of extreme partisanship? See how leaders can set examples for clean campaigns as well as mud-slinging ones.
Watch live October 18, 2012 – 6 pm to 7 pm at Colonial Williamsburg Connect.