The Abolitionists: Screening and Community Conversation
Date: Monday, February 25th, 2013
Time: 6:30 pm
Duration: 2 hours
Location: Bush Memorial Russell Sage College
Sponsored by: Department of History and Society
Contact: Andor Skotnes, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Sage Colleges Department of History and Society, in partnership with WMHT, the Underground Railroad Project of the Capital Region and the Rensselaer County Historical Society proudly host a screening and facilitated community conversation of American Experience: The Abolitionists.
Moderated by Ilene Frank, Executive Director of the Rensselaer County Historical Society.
- Andor Skotnes, Professor of History and Chair, Department of History and Society, The Sage Colleges
- Paul Stewart, co-founder, Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region
- Tiffany S. Powell-Lambright, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Help Yourself Academy, Director, Esteves Graduate School of Education
- Isabel Pottinger, sophomore at Albany High School and member of the Young Abolitionists
A PBS American Experience broadcast that tells the story of abolitionist allies Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimké who turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
Free and open to the public