January 7, 2017
with Momodou Sarr and Joan Featherman
Did you know that in the 1800s, Greenfield was home to an active regional abolition group?
- We will learn about the Franklin County Anti-Slavery Society, local Underground Railroad sites and area abolitionists.
- We wil draw parallels between the multi-faceted strategies used in the 1800s to defeat slavery and strategies we can use now to defeat the renewal of racism and other injustices,
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
The Underground Airlines, Ben Winters
The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead
Passages to Freedom: The Underground Railroad in History and Memory; edited by David Blight