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Free Black Communities, The Underground Railroad and Slavery: Telling and Researching the Stories

March 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Free
Saturday March 6, 2021 | 1:00PM – 2:00PM Tune in on Zoom or Facebook Who are the folks bringing the lives of New Jersey’s freedom seekers to the light? Join us for a conversation and slide show of community workers and local historians working to illuminate the lives and activism of African Americans in NJ in the 1800s. Panelists: Kristal Langford, The Lost Souls Memorial Project; Linda Shockley, Peter Mott House; Christopher Matthews, Montclair State University; and historian, Dr. James Amemasor. Check out our resource page on the Black Power! 19th Century: Newark’s First African American Rebellion virtual exhibition website for more information about these organizations and the exhibition.

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Date:
March 6
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
www.npl.org/2021bhc

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