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Black History Month Lecture: Freedom’s Blood Memories

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Presented by Senator John Heinz History Center at Senator John Heinz History Center, Pittsburgh PA

Feb 19 2020
Black History Month Lecture: Freedom’s Blood Memories

The African American Program of the Senator John Heinz History Center will hold its sixth annual Black History Month Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 19.

Sowande Mustakeem, Ph.D., author of “Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage,” will present the lecture “Freedom’s Blood Memories: Slavery, Terror and the Evolution of Black History.” Mustakeem is associate professor of History and African American Studies at Washington University, St. Louis.


Admission to this event is free but does not include access to museum exhibitions. Please register in advance at

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Senator John Heinz History Center

1212 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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