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Trailblazing African American Women of Coastal Georgia

February 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Trailblazing African American Women of Coastal Georgia

AMelissa Cooper, author of Making Gullah: A History of Sapelo Islanders, Race, and the American Imagination will deliver the keynote lecture for “Trailblazing African American Women of Coastal Georgia.” Cooper will address the context from which Geechee women emerged, and three “trailblazers” will be highlighted by additional speakers: Saint Anna Alexander (presented by Dwala Nobles), Elizabeth Elaine Lemon (presented by Michele Nicole Johnson), and Susie King Taylor (presented by Hermina Glass-Hill). This event is free and open to the public.

“Trailblazing African American Women of Coastal Georgia” is supported by a grant from Georgia Humanities.

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Date:
February 29
Time:
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Venue

St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church and Parish Hall
401 Fort King Georgia Drive
Darien, GA 31305
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Website:
www.ashantillycenter.org

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