[act-ma] 9/07 Legacies of 1619: Program 1
cwelch at tecschange.org
Sat Sep 7 07:11:21 PDT 2019
Location: Museum of African American History, 46 Joy Street, Boston.
Join us for the first program in our Legacies of 1619 series on the
theme of Recognition and Resilience. The program will feature panelists
Kerri Greenidge of Tufts University; David Krugler of the University of
Wisconsin—Platteville; and Peter Wirzbicki of Princeton University;
moderator Robert Bellinger of Suffolk University.
The institution of slavery in English North America began in 1619 with
the arrival of roughly 20 Africans in the settlement of Jamestown. What
has followed has been 400 years of exploitation and discrimination in
many different forms. However, telling this story is not complete
without an exploration of how African American communities have created
culture and institutions that have survived despite these challenges.
This program will explore both structures of exploitation and forms of
· Hosted by Massachusetts Historical Society
and Museum of African American History - Boston and Nantucket
Today Sat. Sept. 7th at 4 PM – 5 PM
Free registration at
There is a pre-talk reception at 3:30. Please follow the ticketing link
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