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The Road To Freedom: Anti-Slavery Activity In Greenfield

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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 Road To Freedom, Anti-Slavery Activity in Greenfield, Massachusetts, 12-page booklet PDF

Video from Channel 22 News

Suggested reading

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

The Underground Airlines,  Ben Winters

The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead  
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