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February 13, 2018

Women Slaves in the Antebellum South

St. Francis College welcomed Professor and Author Deborah Gray White to speak about Women Slaves in the Antebellum South on February 13, 2018 as part of the Spring 2018 Senior Citizen Lecture Series, From New Nation to World Power: Culture, Politics, and Society in the United States, 1789-1896."

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Author of the groundbreaking Ar'n't I A Woman? Female Slaves in the Plantation South, Deborah Gray White is the Board of Governors Professor of History and Professor of Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers University. Her other works include: Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower; Let My People Go: African Americans 1800-1865; and Too Heavy a Load: Black Women in Defense of Themselves.

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Speakers for the series, From New Nation to World Power, are programmed by History Professor Sara Rzeszutek.

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