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Connections and Conversations: Harriet Tubman and Black Women’s Activism
Discover how Harriet Tubman and black women in Boston lifted their voices, busied their hands, and inspired others to organize against slavery, Jim Crow laws, and racism. Come learn a few new stories.
Presenters: Kim Szewczyk, Harriet Tubman National Historical Park and L’Merchie Frasier, the Museum of African American History.
Join us for Connections and Conversations: Harriet Tubman and Black Women’s Activism
Harriet Tubman may be the most well-known African American woman who agitated for freedom and equality in the 19th century, but she was not alone. Discover how Tubman and black women in Boston became leaders in their communities. They lifted their voices, busied their hands,View more
Free Admission. No ticket required.
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Twice per month the National Parks of Boston will host Connections and Conversations. It’s an opportunity to explore local history from home and away. Compare stories across time, distance and perspective. Exchange ideas and ask questions of park rangers and public historians.
Each program will include two presentations, followed by ample time for questions and answers with both presenters. Connections and Conversations will take place the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm (eastern time) live via WebEx. Free.
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Charlestown Navy Yard, 21 Second Ave, Charlestown, MA 02129