Scholars Discuss "Abolitionism in Black and White"

Symposium on "The Anti-Slavery Community of Boston and Cambridge"

9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009
C. Walsh Theatre, 55 Temple St., Boston

Leading scholars will discuss the abolitionist movement in nineteenth-century Massachusetts as an extensive integrated network that included free blacks, former slaves, white politicians, writers, artists, lawyers, ministers, and singers. Together these reformers sought to end slavery and realize America’s founding ideals.

The "Abolitionism in Black and White: The Anti-Slavery Community of Boston and Cambridge" symposium has been organized for teachers, students, public historians, and the general public.

Pre-registration is required.


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