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Ann-Elizabeth Barnes Author Talk on Black Abolitionists


Ann-Elizabeth Barnes discusses her new book “The Rev. Samuel Harrison: Abolitionist, Activist, and Chaplain
of the Massachusetts 54th , the First Black Regiment Raised in the North to fight in the Civil War” on
There will be a reading as well as Question & Answer, followed by a book signing.

Ms. Barnes is alsoco-author of the popular children’s book  A Free Woman on God’s Earth: the True Story of Elizabeth “Mumbet Freeman,
the Slave Who Won Her Freedom.

Later Event: November 2