African American Trailblazers in Diplomacy
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About the Event
The event will feature presentations by a panel of distinguished scholars and diplomats, including Dr. Michael Krenn, Ambassador Ruth A. Davis, James T. L. Dandridge II, and Foreign Service Officer Christopher Teal. Dr. Krenn, Professor of History at Appalachian State University and author of Black Diplomacy: African Americans and the State Department, 1945-1969, will moderate. The panel will delve beyond the “firsts” that these diplomats represent and explore their lasting contributions to the Department of State and the practice of diplomacy.
The event will be followed by a reception from 5:30-6:30 p.m.