Yearly Archives: 2015

Play Urges Us to Incorporate Survivors’ Voices

Matt Mason (co-director of Historians Against Slavery) sent us this report about a recent anti-slavery event, wherein he was able to highlight the connections between past and present slaveries:   On Saturday, October 10, 2015, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. hosted an important and energizing event in the history […]

The Liberator, December 2015

Check out the December issue of The Liberator, the Free Project’s monthly newsletter! This month, find out about a new graphic novel series helping young people talk about sex trafficking, raising your voice to create better local and national trafficking policies, the realities of bonded labor, and much more.

7 Layers Captive Performance at the Kennedy Center

The personal stories of formerly enslaved men and women were one of the most powerful tools used by nineteenth-century abolitionists. The same is true today. Join Stacy Jewell Lewis as she tells her story through drama at a performace of 7 Layers Captive. From the play’s website: “Using the power of music, poetry, and […]