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April Events at Carmichael Library

Why We Must Remember

In a series of sessions framed by the theme of "Why We Must Remember", authors will present about the local topics of King House and AfricaTown (Mobile, Alabama).

 Location: J.A. Brown Room, Carmichael Library

 Schedule of Events

Time Event
9:00 a.m. Welcome & Reception (with light refreshments)
9:30 a.m. Melanie Morrison, the author of Murder on Shades Mountain will present "A King Descendant's Reckoning with Her Slaveholding Ancestors"
11:00 a.m. Irene Latham & Charles Waters, authors of African Town, will present "Lessons from the Survivors of the Last Slave Ship and the Founding of African Town"
12:30 - 1:45 Tours of King House
2:00 - 3:15 Workshop led by Melanie Morrison and Community Respondents 
3:15 King House reopens for Tour

                                     

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Listen to an NPR interview about African Town