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The Long History of Slavery, Resistance, & Abolition (Live)

One Community Reads

2020-09-29 19:00:00 2020-09-29 20:30:00 America/New_York The Long History of Slavery, Resistance, & Abolition (Live) Join Prof. Marcus Rediker of the University of Pittsburgh on Zoom as he discusses the history of slave resistance, rebellions, and the efforts of abolitionists to end the slave trade. Westlake Porter Public Library

Tuesday, September 29
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2020-09-29 19:00:00 2020-09-29 20:30:00 America/New_York The Long History of Slavery, Resistance, & Abolition (Live) Join Prof. Marcus Rediker of the University of Pittsburgh on Zoom as he discusses the history of slave resistance, rebellions, and the efforts of abolitionists to end the slave trade. Westlake Porter Public Library

Join Prof. Marcus Rediker of the University of Pittsburgh on Zoom as he discusses the history of slave resistance, rebellions, and the efforts of abolitionists to end the slave trade.

***THIS IS AN ONLINE ONLY EVENT VIA ZOOM***

This talk will be based on Dr. Rediker's decades of research he has conducted into African American slavery, resistance, and rebellion in the New World.  He will also discuss his latest research projects in this informative and educational talk.

Marcus Rediker is Distinguished Professor of Atlantic History at the University of Pittsburgh, where he has taught since 1994.  He is the author of The Fearless Benjamin Lay: The Quaker Dwarf Who Became the First Revolutionary Abolitionist, The Slave Ship: A Human History, The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and FreedomThe Many-Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, and Commoners and the Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic (with Peter Linebaugh), and Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea. Tony Buba's documentary film The Ghosts of Amistad is based Dr. Rediker's book The Amistad Rebellion.


This event is part of the One Community Reads: Racial Equity in America program. Your nine local library systems invite you to participate in Northeast Ohio’s largest book club, One Community Reads: Racial Equity in America, throughout August—December 2020. The program will allow readers to learn about and reflect on race, history, and a more just future locally and nationally. Please learn more and get involved at onecommunityreads.org.

Westlake Porter Public Library

Phone: (440) 871-2600
Fax: (440) 871-6969

Hours
We're closed Thursday November 26 due to Thanksgiving Day
Mon, Nov 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Nov 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Nov 25 9:00AM to 5:00PM
(Thanksgiving Eve)
Thu, Nov 26 Closed
(Thanksgiving Day)
Fri, Nov 27 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Nov 28 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Nov 29 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Mon, Nov 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Nov 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Nov 25 9:00AM to 5:00PM
(Thanksgiving Eve)
Thu, Nov 26 Closed
(Thanksgiving Day)
Fri, Nov 27 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Nov 28 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Nov 29 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Westlake Porter Public Library is an independent public library serving the residents of the city of Westlake, western Cuyahoga County and eastern Lorain County. The library is located at 27333 Center Ridge Road in Westlake, Ohio. Anyone who lives, works, owns property, or goes to school in Ohio can register for a free library card.

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