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"Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses:" A Conversation with James G. Basker

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Friday, March 8, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)

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Join us for a fascinating conversation with James Basker, editor of American Antislavery Writings: Colonial Beginnings to Emancipation. Open to the public and geared toward educators, this free event will bring to light some of the lessons we can learn from—and teach our students about—antislavery writings. Featuring dramatic readings and a presentation by James Basker, the evening will also include an interactive audience discussion. Moderated by Deirdre Hollman, Director of Education and The Junior Scholars Program at the Schomburg Center.

 

Arrive early for a special viewing of the Schomburg Center’s “Visualizing Emancipation” exhibition from 5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Stay afterward for a book signing and meet-and-greet.

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Blvd
New York, NY 10030

Friday, March 8, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)


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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of The New York Public Library, is one of the world's leading research facilities devoted to the preservation of materials on the global African and African diasporan experiences. A focal point of Harlem's cultural life, the Center sponsors programs and events that illuminate and illustrate the richness of black history and culture.



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