Book Talk | Force & Freedom: Black Abolitionists and the Politics of Violence

Kellie Jackson, assistant professor of Africana Studies at Wellesley College, examines the political and social tensions preceding the American Civil War and the conditions that led some black abolitionists to believe that slavery might only be abolished by violence.

Presented in connection with the final weeks of the exhibition “Brooklyn Abolitionists/In Pursuit of Freedom.”

For questions about this event or other inquiries, contact our Visitor Services desk at 718-222-4111, ext. 250.











When: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont St.
718-222-4111
Price: $5
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Kellie Jackson, assistant professor of Africana Studies at Wellesley College, examines the political and social tensions preceding the American Civil War and the conditions that led some black abolitionists to believe that slavery might only be abolished by violence.

Presented in connection with the final weeks of the exhibition “Brooklyn Abolitionists/In Pursuit of Freedom.”

For questions about this event or other inquiries, contact our Visitor Services desk at 718-222-4111, ext. 250.

Buy tickets/get more info now