Black Abolitionists in Scotland, Black History Month 2019

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Talk & Film Screening

Thursday 10 October 2019

Professor Bernier, from the University of Edinburgh, will discuss the African American “struggle for liberty” in Scotland by tracing the transatlantic tours of Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Josiah Henson, Sarah Parker Remond and FrederickDouglass.

Strike for Freedom: Frederick Douglass in Scotland

There will be a screening of a 20-minute documentary Strike for Freedom: Frederick Douglass in Scotland introduced by the film director and producer, Parisa Urquhart. A Q&A session will follow.

Tickets are available on an affordable sliding scale. All proceeds go to the Fredrick Douglass FamilyInitiatives.

Centre for Contemporary Arts
350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow G2 3JD

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