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AAHGS - Voyages of No Return: The Business of the African Slave Trade

  • Sat, February 12, 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Virtual Conference

The Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society - Willie Lee Gay H-Town Chapter presents: "Voyages of No Return: The Business of the African Slave Trade" 

A full-day VIRTUAL conference in celebration of Black History Month. 

The virtual conference and fundraiser is scheduled from 10 a.m - 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 12 for a small donation of $10 to the chapter. Proceeds from your donation will help the chapter continue to its mission. The conference will replace our regularly scheduled chapter meeting.

The conference offers five virtual sessions via ZOOM that will feature the following sessions and presenters:

  • "Slave Manifests in the National Archives" - Session Presenter: Ketina Taylor (Ft. Worth National Archives- Slave Ship Manifests Collections)

  • The Middle Passage” - Session Presenter: Ann Chinn (Middle Passage Ceremonies & Port Markers Project)

  • African Origins of People Brought to America in the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade” - Session Presenter: Rosalyn Green (AAHGS Delaware Chapter)

  • Slave Voyages” - Session Presenters: Katelyn Landry, Victoria Zabate, and Ben Schachter (Rice University)

  • Armfield and Franklin” - Session Presenter: Debra Blacklock-Sloan (AAHGS Willie Lee Gay H-Town Chapter, Houston)

A full schedule and topic details are available from the registration link below.

Registration is required. To register, pay the donation, and gain access to the meeting, follow the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/voyages-of-no-return-the-business-of-the-african-slave-trade-tickets-249056874817

This event is offered by the The Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society - Willie Lee Gay H-Town Chapter. Please direct questions to htown@aahgs.org.

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