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    State Representative and Historian Byron Rushing at the Mrytle Baptist Church

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    March 22, 2010


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    State Representative and Historian Byron Rushing at the Mrytle Baptist Church

    ENCOUNTERING SLAVERY & RACE IN NEW ENGLAND,free Lecture Series sponsored by Historic Newton: “…some cotton, and tobacco, and negroes… Pray have you heard nothing of my black guard Peter..." State Representative and Historian Byron Rushing will reflect on the first two centuries of Africans in New England by comparing the origin story of Africans in the Massachusetts Bay colony recorded in Winthrop's journal with...

    ENCOUNTERING SLAVERY & RACE IN NEW ENGLAND,free Lecture Series sponsored by Historic Newton: “…some cotton, and tobacco, and negroes… Pray have you heard nothing of my black guard Peter..." State Representative and Historian Byron Rushing will reflect on the first two centuries of Africans in New England by comparing the origin story of Africans in the Massachusetts Bay colony recorded in Winthrop's journal with the visit of South Carolinian John Rutledge's enslaved servant to Boston in 1803. Funded by the Foundation for Racial, Ethnic, & Religious Harmony. Free. At Myrtle Baptist Church, 21 Curve St., West Newton. Monday, March 22, 7 pm


    Mrytle Baptist Church

    21 Curve Street
    Newton, MA 02465

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    FREE!


    General Day and Time Info:
    7PM

    phone: call 617.796.1450 to register


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