Author Talk With Ana Lucia Araujo – A Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Celebration Event

Apr 05 to Apr 05
From: 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
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Author Talk With Ana Lucia Araujo – A Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Celebration Event

Ana Lucia Araujo is a historian of slavery and the Atlantic slave trade. She is the author and the editor of over ten books on these themes, including Shadows of the Slave Past: Memory, Heritage, and Slavery (2014) and her recent book Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade: A Transnational and Comparative History (2017).  In this discussion, Araujo will explore her most recent book Reparations for Slaver and the Slave Trade.  This recent work, offers a transnational narrative history of the financial, material, and symbolic reparations for slavery and the Atlantic slave trade.

Ana Lucia Araujo is a Brazilian-born Canadian historian, author and professor of History at Howard University. She is a member of the International Scientific Committee of the UNESCO Slave Route Project.

This Event is Brought to You By Banneker-Douglass Museum

As the State of Maryland’s official museum of African American heritage, the Banneker-Douglass Museum serves to document, to interpret, and to promote African American history and culture (particularly in Maryland) through exhibitions, programs, and projects in order to improve the understanding and appreciating of America’s rich cultural diversity for all. The Banneker-Douglass Museum is a component of the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture, which is a unit of the Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives — an executive-department agency, whose mandate to coordinate outreach efforts to communities, organizations, and local governments across Maryland serves as a unifying principle for all its departments. Open Tue-Fri., 10a.m. - 3 p.m.; Sat, noon - 4p.m.