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James Pennington, Black Abolitionist

2/11/2014
7:00 - 8:00

Sunset

Sunset: Área Juvenil

1305 18th Ave.

Learn the incredible story of a forgottenĀ 19th century hero: a former slave, Yale scholar, minister, and international leader of the Antebellum abolitionist movement. At the age of 19, scared and illiterate, James Pennington escaped from slavery in 1827 and soon became one of the leading voices against slavery prior to the Civil War.