ENCOUNTERING SLAVERY AND RACE IN NEW ENGLAND
October 21, 2010
ENCOUNTERING SLAVERY AND RACE IN NEW ENGLAND The Worm in the Apple: Slavery, Emancipation, and Race in New England Joanne Pope Melish, Associate Professor of History at the University of Kentucky, will speak about the history of slavery and emancipation in New England. She will address the amnesia New Englanders experience about slavery in their own region and its consequences for the development of racial ideologies. At Myrtle Baptist Church, 21 Curve Street, West Newton. Free.