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The Pen as the Sword

Presented by Old North Church & Historic Site at Online/Virtual Space

Dec 15 2021
The Pen as the Sword

On Dec. 15, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Old North Church & Historic Site will host artist, educator, and activist L’Merchie Frazier and playwright Peter Snoad on Zoom for a discussion of the 19th-century Black abolitionist’s seminal text.

Living as a free Black man in Boston, David Walker published his 1829 Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World and sent shockwaves across the nation. This revolutionary pamphlet called on enslaved people to revolt against their enslavers and compelled white Americans to recognize the moral depravity of slavery. On Wednesday, Dec. 15, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Old North Church & Historic Site will host artist, educator, and activist L\'Merchie Frazier and playwright Peter Snoad on Zoom for a

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