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Contradictory Place: Cotton Mills Alongside Anti-Slavery Efforts in Lowell, Massachusetts, USA

8 November 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm UTC-4

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Discussion with Professor Robert Forrant and showing of the film describing the extraordinary anti-slavery efforts taking place in Lowell in the mid-19th century when the cotton mills, which relied on enslaved labor in the South, were at their peak.

Prof. Robert Forrant and Maritza Grooms visit the sites that still exist in downtown Lowell where abolitionist activity occurred, including a stop on the Underground Railroad.

Details

Date:
8 November 2021
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm UTC-4
Event Category:
UNESCO Sustainable Development Goals:
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Organiser

Email:
madeline_snow@uml.edu
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Other

Language:
English
Country:
United States
City:
Lowell

Platform

Zoom