American to the Backbone

The Life of James W.C. Pennington
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Learn the story of a former slave who became a Yale scholar, minister, and an international leader of the Antebellum abolitionist movement. Christopher Webber will read from his biography, American to the Backbone: the Life of James W.C. Pennington and show slides to augment his presentation.

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Jacqueline Woodson
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
Friends of Negro Spirituals
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Main Library, Koret Auditorium

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Main Library, African American Center
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