Robert Robinson ID card

Diplomacy Classroom: Race, Citizenship, and Red Scares

1:00-1:45 pm EST



Virtually join the National Museum of American Diplomacy (NMAD) on Thursday, February 23, from 1:00 to 1:45 p.m. to commemorate Black History Month. NMAD’s Public Historian, Dr. Alison Mann, will feature the story of Robert Robinson, a Black American who unwillingly spent 44 years in Soviet Russia. Dr. Mann will also discuss how Bill Davis, a Black Foreign Service Officer, used the diplomatic skills of innovation and advocacy to assist in Robinson’s repatriation. This program is the virtual companion of NMAD’s in-person Black History Month event on February 15, 2023

The event will be live streamed the program recording will be available on our website following the event. To receive the viewing link and other program information, please RSVP

Diplomacy Classroom is a virtual event presented by the National Museum of American Diplomacy where we explore diplomacy through a historical event, person, or contemporary global issue.