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Kellie Carter Jackson - Forcing Freedom | Speaker Series Event

Presented by Old North Church & Historic Site at Old North Church & Historic Site, Boston MA

Sep 18 2019
Kellie Carter Jackson - Forcing Freedom | Speaker Series Event

Old North Speaker Series: LECTURE + COMMUNITY CONVERSATION Forcing Freedom: Understanding Black Abolitionists and the Politics of Violence Speaker: Kellie Carter Jackson Presented in partnership with National Parks of Boston

Her book Force & Freedom examines one of the perennial questions in political thought: is violence a valid means of producing social change? In her lecture, Kellie Carter Jackson address how black abolitionists answered this question. Black resistance, and in particular, violent resistance to slavery, was central to emancipation. The phrase “freedom now” was never more urgent than in the decades leading up to the Civil War. Carter Jackson takes us beyond the honorable politics of moral

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