August 9th, 2018
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join Barracoon’s publisher for a lively discussion – In 1927, Barracoon author Zora Neale Hurston traveled to Plateau, Alabama, to visit eighty-six-year-old Cudjo Lewis, a survivor of the Clotilda, the last slaver known to have made the transatlantic journey. Illegally brought to the United States, Mr. Lewis was enslaved fifty years after the slave trade was outlawed. At the time, he was the only person alive who could recount this integral part of the nation’s history.
Members, $10, Non-Members $15. Reservations are recommended, To register, click here or call (203) 222-1424. Tickets are nonrefundable. In the event you must cancel, we will consider your purchase a donation and will happily issue you a donation receipt.