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A Little Freedom: Slave Runaways in North Carolina, 1775-1840

When: Mon., Oct. 28, 7 p.m. 2013

Dr. Freddie Parker. author of Running for Freedom: Slave Runaways in NC, 1775-1840 & Stealing a Little Freedom: Advertisements for Slave Runaways in NC, 1791-1840, speaks on the misconception that enslaved people were passive & accepting of their lot in life, when in fact there were many acts of resistance. Using ads for runaways & other sources, he explores some of these stories of courage & daring.

Price: Free

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