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Film: Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North

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Date:
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Time:
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Event Type:
Screening
Organizer/Author:
Second Saturday Documentary Series
Email:
Phone:
510-797-0895
Address:
36600 Niles Blvd., Fremont, CA 94536
Location Details:
Niles Discovery Church
36600 Niles Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94536

In Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North, filmmaker Katrina Browne discovers that her New England ancestors were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. She and nine cousins retrace the Triangle Trade and gain powerful new perspectives on the roots of the continuing black/white divide in the United States.

A discussion will follow the screening.

Free and open to the public
Wheelchair accessible

The Second Saturday Documentary Series is sponsored by Niles Discovery Church and the San Jose Peace & Justice Center
Added to the calendar on Thu, Apr 14, 2016 12:23AM
§Documentary: "Traces of the Trade"
by Rev. Jeffrey Spencer
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Niles Discovery Church
36600 Niles Blvd
Fremont, CA 94536

"Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North" is a feature documentary in which filmmaker Katrina Browne discovers that her New England ancestors were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. She and nine cousins retrace the Triangle Trade and gain powerful new perspectives on the black/white divide in America.

The screening will be followed by a discussion led by the Rev. Sandhya Jha and attorney Peggy Bristol. Both Jha and Bristol have extensive experience in anti-racism work. The screening is free and open to the public; donations are welcome to help cover the costs of the screenings.
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