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LAUNCH: Unsung: Unheralded Narratives of American Slavery & Abolition

February 16, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Launch event for a new historical anthology from transatlantic slavery to the Reconstruction curated by the Schomburg Center.

Join us for the launch of Unsung: Unheralded Narratives of American Slavery & Abolition, a comprehensive collection “that should be required reading in history and literature courses,” writes Kirkus. Edited by Dr. Michelle Commander, curator and associate director of the Lapidus Center, with a foreword by then Schomburg Center Director Kevin Young, the anthology weaves together well- and lesser-known documents by abolitionists and highlights materials from Arturo Schomburg’s seed collection. Unsung is the first in a series of upcoming anthologies from the Schomburg Center published in partnership with Penguin Classics.