Virtual: Hidden Women with Tammy Denease – Belinda the African, Compelled to Servitude

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Virtual: Hidden Women with Tammy Denease – Belinda the African, Compelled to Servitude

April 9 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Belinda the African was born into the Asanti Kingdom.She was kidnapped from her homeland and sold into slavery to the Royall Family on the island of Antigua and then to Medford, Massachusetts. Although denied the ability to read and write, Belinda the Afrikan would petition the government for what was rightfully hers- reparations for her slave labor. Tammy Denease takes you from the Volta River to the Boiling houses of Antigua to Medford, Massachusetts where the drama unfolds.  See website for registration.

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Date:
April 9
Time:
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Venue

Arrowhead and Berkshire Historical Society
780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, 01201 United States
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Phone:
(413) 442-1793
Website:
http://www.mobydick.org/