Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Erica Lauren Ortiz reflects on things learned about Ford’s Theatre connections to Black history in her first five months at Ford's.
When investigators tried to piece together Lincoln’s assassination, they interviewed many witnesses, including Black Americans. Read about how a racist practice on the part of those who built the legal and historical record ironically made Black stories easier to find.
Why don’t you ever see a reenactment of Lincoln’s assassination at Ford’s Theatre? We explore the reasons.
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