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Connections and Conversations: Harriet Tubman and Black Women’s Activism

Presented by National Park Service: U.S. Department of the Interior and Museum of African American History: Boston Campus at National Parks of Boston, Charlestown MA

Mar 10 2021
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,

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ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission. No ticket required.

Contact: 617-242-6501

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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.

Coming soon … The Guns of Fort Ticonderoga on March 24, 2021.

LOCATION

National Parks of Boston

Charlestown Navy Yard, 21 Second Ave, Charlestown, MA 02129

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