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American to the Backbone

6/07/2014
1:00 - 2:00

Main Library

African American Center Exhibit Space - 3rd Floor

100 Larkin St.

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.

Upcoming Events

Letters to Prisoners Workshop
Sunday, December 11, 2016, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Paley Room - Floor 3

Current Exhibits

Black Matters
Through Thursday, December 15, 2016
Main Library, African American Center