From the Worcester Historical Museum: New England’s hidden enterprise …

Saw this movie. Incredible. Check out the film and attend the discussion, courtesy of the WPL and the Worcester Historical Museum.

– R. T.

Screening: Traces of the Trade

Wednesday, October 16 at 6:30 PM
Worcester Public Library

In Traces of the Trade, Katrina Browne tells the story of her forefathers, the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. The film follows Browne and nine other family members as they come face-to-face with the history and legacy of New England’s hidden enterprise.

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From Emancipation to Equality: A Panel Discussion
Thursday, October 17 at 6:30 PM

As a followup to the screening of Traces of the Trade, Worcester Historical Museum will host a panel discussion of local experts and community members on the legacy of slavery, the Civil War, Civil Rights Movement, and the work that still needs to be done to achieve racial equality.

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