Historians Against Slavery Conference

The Historians Against Slavery conference is designed to facilitate dialogue, scholarship and action in an effort to end modern-day slavery. Survivors, activists, scholars and educators from around the world will convene at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to illuminate vital themes that can inform today’s movement. The conference theme is “Using History to Make Slavery History”. Click here to learn more.

The Fannie Lou Hamer Story



SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 4 & 7:30 P.M.


Award winning performer Mzuri Moyo Aimbaye brings the indomitable spirit of Fannie Lou Hamer to life. In commemoration of the 50th anniversaries of several Civil Rights milestones, Mzuri delivers a spellbinding performance featuring storytelling, song and a video montage. In honor of Women’s History Month, join us for an amazing one-woman play about courage and perseverance.

912 Generation Project

During the month of February, the 912 Generation Project will promote, judge and manage an essay contest “What Does Freedom Mean to Me?” The contest is open to students nationwide, grades 6 - 12 and is presented by the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, in partnership with the 912 Foundation and the American Public Education Foundation.


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