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  • 01/31/2013 Boston African American National Historic Site

    Giants of Abolition: Frederick Douglass, John Brown, and Abraham Lincoln

    Join us for the first event in the Freedom Rising Lowell Lecture Series launching the Museum's yearlong
    commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and of the Massachusetts
    54th Regiment, the first black soldiers from the north to serve in the Civil War.  Through a new exhibit,
    lectures, concerts, Teacher Summer Institutes, and children's events, Freedom Rising in 2013 celebrates
    the roles of Boston's black and white abolitionists in monumental historic events.

    Dr. Stauffer writes and lectures on the Civil War era, antislavery and social protest movements, and visual
    culture.  His books include the newly released The Tribunal:  Responses to John Brown and the Harpers
    Ferry Raid*
    and the critically acclaimed Giants: The Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglass and Abraham
    .  Time Magazine, the Harvard Review and others have published his more than 45 essays, and
    he has appeared on numerous national radio and television programs.

    *Dr. Stauffer's books will be available soon for advance purchase at maah.org
    FREE and open to the public
    Reception and book signing to follow

    Space is limited ~ rsvp@maah.org
    For more information
    maah.org  or nps.gov/boaf
    617.725.0022, extension 222


    Location: African Meeting House, Boston African American National Historic Site | Map Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Fee Information: FREE Contact Name: Boston African American NHS Contact Email: boaf@nps.gov Contact Phone Number: 617 742-5415

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