The Abolitionists: Screening & Community Conversation
WMHT, in partnership with The Sage Colleges Department of History and Society, the Underground Railroad Project of the Capital Region, and the Rensselaer County Historical Society proudly host a screening and facilitated community conversation of American Experience: The Abolitionists.
Moderated by Ilene Frank, Executive Director of the Rensselaer County Historical Society.
• Andor Skotnes, Professor of History and Chair, Department of History and Society, The Sage Colleges
• Paul Stewart, co-founder, Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region
• Tiffany S. Powell-Lambright, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Help Yourself Academy, Director, Esteves Graduate School of Education
• Isabel Pottinger, sophomore at Albany High School and member of the Young Abolitionists
A PBS American Experience broadcast that tells the story of abolitionist allies Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimké who turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
When: February 25, 2013, 6:30-8:30PM
Where: Bush Memorial Center, The Sage Colleges, Troy Campus, 65 First Street, Troy, NY
For more information about The Abolitionists, click here