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February 4 Thursday
Online - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST
Thousands of people in the south-central United States escaped slavery not by heading north but by crossing the southern border into Mexico, where slavery had been abolished in 1837.
Online - 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. EST
Slavery in the President's Neighborhood: The Complicated Past and the Paradoxical Relationship Between Slavery and Freedom in the Nation's Capital
The Slavery in the President's Neighborhood research initiative seeks to identify enslaved and free African Americans who built, lived, and worked at the White House.
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