The Race for America: Black Internationalism in the Age of Manifest Destiny

National Archives Museum

Tuesday, December 12, 2023 - 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

R. J. Boutelle will discuss what Manifest Destiny meant for African Americans as an expanding American empire aimed to shepherd the Western Hemisphere into a new era of civilization and prosperity. In The Race for America, the author will explore how Black intellectuals engaged with Manifest Destiny to theorize and practice Black internationalism. Joining the author in discussion will be Professor Gretchen Murphy, University of Texas, Austin.

All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.