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Afro-Rochester an Amazing Grace in Hallowed Ground

When: Thu., Feb. 16, 7-8:30 p.m. 2017
Phone: 475-2057
Presented by Dr. David Anderson. Lecture and storytelling illustrate America’s confrontation with slavery. In the Genesee Country that gave birth to Rochester, Austin Steward, is “Founding Father of Afro-Rochester; a generation later, Frederick Douglass’s intelligence and drive, elevates crowns him, “principal abolitionist.” Even before war cannons roared, both men suffer personal casualties. Chattel slavery always exacted personal loss.

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