The Abolitionists: Screening and Community Conversation
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.
Monday, February 25th, 2013, 6:30 pm
Bush Memorial, Russell Sage College
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.
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
Free and open to the public
Additional info: Andor Skotnes, email@example.com