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Reclaiming Our Ancestors: Community Conversations on Racial Justice & Public History

October 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

UB Humanities Institute Conference CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Location: Butler Mansion / UB Jacobs Executive Development Center, 672 Delaware Ave, Buffalo 6 p.m. | Opening Reception;  7 p.m.  | Welcome: Kari Winter, Executive Director, UB Humanities Institute. Screening of Gina’s Journey: The Search for William Grimes followed by discussion with filmmakers Sean Durant and Regina Mason. An award-winning documentary based on Regina Mason’s odyssey to reclaim the pioneering narrative of her ancestor, Life of William Grimes, the Runaway Slave (1825), the first memoir published by a fugitive slave in the United States.  Preview: http://www.ginasjourney.com/


October 19, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm