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Historians Against Slavery Conference

Nearly 200 historians and modern abolitionists attended the first-ever Historians Against Slavery National Conference, co-hosted by Historians Against Slavery and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

Keynote speakers of the conference were:

The aim of the conference, which will take place every two years, is to connect past with present, to deepen dialogue and collaboration between scholars, teachers, activists and community representatives and to build coalitions for antislavery learning and activism.


Historians Against Slavery
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
The Charles Phelps Taft Research Center
John and Francie Pepper