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“The Abolitionists,” Film Viewing and Discussion

The Alvin Sherman Library will host a screening and discussion of the film " The Abolitionists".

When to
Where Cotilla Gallery
The Abolitionists: ©WGBH Educational Foundation/Antony Platt
Photo credit: ©WGBH Educational Foundation/Antony Platt

Radicals. Agitators. Troublemakers. Liberators. Called many names, the abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union.   Portrayals of Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Angelina Grimké, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and John Brown are highlighted in the film.

Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History that uses the power of documentary films to encourage community discussion about America’s civil rights history.

A discussion moderated by an NSU professor from the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences will follow the screening. Light refreshments will be served. Location: Cotilla Gallery, Alvin Sherman Library For more information, contact Public Library Services; 954-262-5477.

This event is part of the series.