Elite Northern Colleges and Their Ties to Slavery
18:30 to 20:00

Columbia, Princeton, Brown, Yale. The ties between these institutions and America’s “peculiar institution” are deep. Historian Eric Foner heads the Columbia University and Slavery Project. Martha Sandweiss heads a similar project at Princeton. Join them as they uncover slavery’s historic connections to elite campuses in a conversation moderated by Craig Wilder, author of Ebony & Ivy: Race, Slavery and the Troubled History of America’s Universities.

November 30th @6:30 PM

Brooklyn Historical Society 128 Pierrepont St. (at the corner of Clinton St.)
Brooklyn, NY 11201