Long Road to Freedom: Surviving Slavery on Long Island in Conversation

Hosted by the Long Island Museum

Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 (via Zoom)
Time: 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Registration is FREE, but limited and will be taken on a first come, first-served basis.

To reserve your place, please email: [email protected]
You will receive an email within 48 hours to confirm your spot and a Zoom link a day before the event.

Please join Preservation Long Island and  Long Island Museum for a moderated conversation to coincide with the release of the Museum’s publication Long Road to Freedom: Surviving Slavery on Long Island written by Curator Jonathan Olly. The evening will feature a live panel talk moderated by Darren St. George, Director, Education & Public Programs, Preservation Long Island featuring Jonathan Olly, Curator Long Island Museum, Mark Chambers, Stonybrook University, and Lynda Day, Brooklyn College CUNY. The program will highlight the new publication and discuss ways that historians, museums, and professors are working to make Long Island’s past more accessible. Current approaches to teaching Black history as well as how conversations around Northern (and specifically Long Island) slavery has changed over the last few decades will also be examined.

Click the image below to download the FREE publication!