About this session: In retelling the story of five young, free Black boys kidnapped in 1825, University of Maryland Professor Richard Bell illuminates the Reverse Underground Railroad, a network of human traffickers and slave traders who stole away thousands of legally free African American people from their families in order to fuel slavery’s rapid expansion in the decades before the Civil War.
About the series: How do we remember the past? How does our historical record and memory influence us today? This series unpacks stories of Chesapeake history with a focus on what our understanding of the past means for our future.
Stolen: The Reverse Underground Railroad and Slavery in the Greater Chesapeake
Date/Time: Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2pm
Cost: $7.50 per session, with a 20% discount for CBMM members