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Trailblazing African American Women of Coastal Georgia

History and Lectures
February 29, 2020 10:00 AM

Dr. Melissa CooperFebruary 29, 10 am - Keynote address will be given by Rutgers University History Professor Melissa Cooper, PhD, author of Making Gullah: A History of Sapelo Islanders, Race, and the American Imagination. Venue: St. Cyprians Episcopal Church, Ft King George Drive, Darien, GA

12:00 Noon - Optional light lunch for $5. Venue: St. Andrews Parish Hall. RSVP please.

1:30 pm - Interpretations of three trailblazing women:  Saint Anna Alexander, presented by Dwala Nobles, Elizabeth Elaine Lemon presented by Michele Nicole Johnson, and Susie King Taylor presented by Hermina Glass-Hill. Venue: St. Andrews Parish Hall

Free Programs but please RSVP: 912 437-4473 or http://ashantillycenter.org,  or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This project is supported by Georgia Humanities, in partnership with the Georgia Department of Economic Development, through funding from the Georgia General Assembly.



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