Historians Against Slavery Conference at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

. September 24, 2015

Cincinnati, OH (September 24, 2015) – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and Historians Against Slavery invite the media to attend Edward E. Baptist’s keynote in the Harriet Tubman Theater at 7:30 p.m. on September 24, 2015. Baptist is an associate professor of history at Cornell University and specializes in the history of the enslavement of African Americans in the South.

The Historians Against Slavery Conference is designed to facilitate dialogue, scholarship and action in an effort to end modern-day slavery where survivors, activists, scholars and educators from around the world will illuminate vital themes that can inform today’s abolition and educational movements. The conference theme is “Using History to Make Slavery History”. Registration for the conference is free and is available online at freedomcenter.org/HAS

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