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02.23.2019 | FACE OF LOVE: SYMPOSIUM ON THE COMMON HISTORY OF GERMAN AND AFRICAN AMERICANS | Free

February 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Categories: Historical, Performance Art


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Learn about the remarkable contributions made to the Abolition of Slavery by German immigrants in Missouri. This Symposium will include German scholars Dr. Sydney Norton author of “German Immigrant Abolitionists: Fighting for a Free Missouri” and Dorris Keeven-Franke, Director of the Missouri Germans Consortium. Dr John Wright, historian and Rev. Starsky Wilson, CEO of the Deaconess Foundation,philanthropist and social activist will also join the panel providing a connection with the African American community, history and the present. Gitana Productions will also bring artists from the German and African American communities to perform.

Special guests include the Consul General of Germany, Herbert Quelle and Police Commissioner John Hayden. Register for this free event at www.gitana-inc.org

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