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Samuel W Black

Director, African American Program

Senator John Heinz History Center

Pittsburgh, PA


And Author of

Soul Soldiers- African American in the Vietnam Era


We will be discussing a Special Project: “Casop: A Requiem for Rice” classical music premier 2/13/19

He is an advisor, consultant, and historical curator for the project,


A New Symphonic Work Tells Stories of Slaves on Lowcountry Rice Plantations

PITTSBURGH—“Unburied, Unmourned, Unmarked: Requiem for Rice,” a new contemporary classical  symphonic work that tells the stories of Africans enslaved on Carolina and Georgia rice plantations will premiere at 7 p.m., Feb. 19, 2019, at the Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland.


Upcoming exhibit: The Vietnam War: 1945-1975