Thursday, 11 October 2012

My Upcoming Lecture at Region Of Waterloo Museum, October 15, 2012

                         Tales of Humanity and Hardship:
              An Examination of Early Black Migration in Waterloo-Wellington Counties

Press Release:
Long neglected in local history accounts, Joanna examines relatively unknown stories and community contributions of early black settlers and provides us with a rare insight into the plight of refugee slaves as they forged their way into the unknown in order to build a better life for themselves and their families. Leaving the chains of slavery behind, some were better received than others  but, as you will discover, all were determined to succeed.

(Thank you Valerie Hill for your kind remarks!)

Looking forward to seeing you there.

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