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The Community Class Series: North Carolina Revolutionaries and Freedom Seekers, Virtual

Tuesday, June 14, 2022, 7 p.m. via ZoomGov

Register here! This is a free online program. An email containing a Zoom link will be sent to all registrants an hour and a half before the program begins.

Presenters: Chrystal Regan, Education Section Chief, NC Museum of History; and Earl Ijames, Curator of African American History and Agriculture, NC Museum of History

Join Museum of History staff Regan and Ijames for this special Juneteenth edition of the Community Class Series, as well as the launch of the Capital City’s 2022 Juneteenth Celebration.

American slavery and American freedom are a shared history, and the actions of ordinary men and women, demanding freedom, have transformed our nation. Learn about the struggles and triumphs of three freedom seekers from North Carolina’s antebellum and Reconstruction periods: David Walker, Harriet Jacobs, and Abraham Galloway. Through literary efforts, military service, and political representation, these abolitionists and activists created new visions of freedom that have benefited all Americans.