African American Emancipation in an Occupied City
|African American Emancipation in an Occupied City
|Date & Time:
|Sat Feb 3, 2024 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
201 S. Washington St.
|Hear from editor Audrey Davis and the authors of African American Emancipation in an Occupied City, which tells the story of formerly enslaved and self-emancipated people in a newly occupied city during the Civil War. They sought refuge in Alexandria, coming with only hopes and dreams for life as free people. They came seeking freedom, but many did not live long in it. Those who survived used their labor for the cause of freedom. A book signing will follow after the authors’ presentations.
|Anyone may attend
|Black History, Black History Museum, Museums
For event details visit http://www.alexandriava.gov/c/56831