Massie’s Black Heritage Month Lecture Series: Were Savannah’s ‘Free People of Color’ Really Free?

Massie Heritage Center is proud to announce its Black Heritage Month Lecture Series, commencing with a Talk by Tania Sammons on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm.

Sammons is a writer, curator, and museum specialist, has written four books, curated two dozen original exhibitions. She served as the director of Telfair’s

Slavery and Freedom in Savannah project, which included a 3-day public symposium, a book and an exhibition which she curated, and created the conceptual design for the newly interpreted spaces at Telfair’s Owens-Thomas House and Slave Quarters. Presently, she is working on a biography about the philanthropist, educator, and traveler Mary Haskell Minis, known for her support of the famed artist/writer Kahlil Gibran, author of The Prophet.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 pm.

For details visit www.massieschool.com : email steve.smith@sccpss.com or call our office at 912 395-5070.

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