This Thursday, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will host award-winning author and Yale University alumni Jeff Hobbs at 6 p.m. in the Harriet Tubman Theater, where he will discuss his latest work, The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League.
TOWN HALL DISCUSSION ON RACE RELATIONS
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 7 pm
Mayerson Hall, HUC-JIR
Monday, September 21, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Words & Images: A Media Debrief and Community Conversation will bring stakeholders and news media together for an informative and engaging panel discussion. Moderated by former Society of Professional Journalists National President Hagit Limor, the dialogue will examine all aspects of news coverage of the death of Sam DuBose by University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing.
LOCATION: ESCAPE GALLERY (2nd Floor)
Come and interact with a freedom hero from the past! Visitors will be able to watch a live re-enactor telling their story and ask them questions during this experience.
LOCATION: JOHN W. ANDERSON SLAVE PEN (2nd Floor)
Engage directly with stories and artifacts from the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center collections. The talks will be led by museum scholars, historians, and educators. Gallery talks will start promptly.
Location: Tour starts in the lobby of the Center
This tour will lead visitors throughout the main gallery halls of the museum. The tour guide will highlight significant artifacts, stories, locations and answer questions on this one hour experience.
Location: 4th Floor of the Center
Have you ever been interested in discovering your family’s origins, but never had the tools? Now you can take advantage of the FREE family history resource available at the Family Search Center at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.