HW Pick: Solomon Northup Day Planned For Saturday, July 19th

Solomon-Northup-in-a-Sketch-from-Twelve-Years-a-SlaveThe 16th annual Solomon Northup Day, an afternoon of activities inspired by a powerful memoir of enslavement and eventual freedom, will take place on Saturday, July 19, from 12:30 to 6 pm in Filene Recital Hall at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. Continue Reading →

Lecture: 12 Years A Slave’s Solomon Northrop

Solomon_NorthupIn the 1800s, free blacks were sometimes lured from the safety of their hometowns, abducted, and sold into slavery. Continue Reading →