The Revolutionary World of a Free Black Man

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The Revolutionary World of a Free Black Man

February 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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Jacob Francis, a free Black man born in 1754 in New Jersey, lived through two revolutionary periods in the United States, serving as a Continental soldier and during the American Revolution. He was also involved in the fight for equal rights for Black people. He married an enslaved woman , bought her freedom, and set her free. His son become a prominent leader in the movement to abolish slavery and achieve equal rights.Presented by William Kidder, author of The Revolutionary World of a Free Black Man: Jacob Francis 1754–1836.Presented by William Kidder, author of The Revolutionary World of a Free Black Man: Jacob Francis 1754–1836. This is a Zoom program.

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Date:
February 7
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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