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Tagged as: Niagara Movement Centennial

Lecture: From the Niagara Movement to the NAACP

Session X of What Price Freedom? The Centennial Celebration of the Niagara Movement in Buffalo, New York. Patricia Sullivan has written extensively on the civil rights movement, including Days of Hope: Race and Democracy in the New Deal Era. Currently, Sullivan is writing a history of the NAACP. Respondent Bruce J. Dierenfield is author of The Civil Rights Movement (2004). Kim Biggs discusses activities planned for the Harper's Ferry Centennial for 2006.

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Lecture: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Talented Tenth

Session IX: What Price Freedom? The Centennial Celebration of the Niagara Movement in Buffalo, New York.  [more…]

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Lecture: Session VIII: Black Women and the Early Freedom Struggle

Lillian Williams, Chair and Associate Professor, African American Studies, SUNY Buffalo, and author of: Strangers in the Land of Paradise: The Creation of an African American Community in Buffalo, New York, 1900-1940, (1999), examines the ties between Mary B. Talbert's work with the Niagara Movement and the Black Women's Club Movement. Respondent Shelia Martin, Assistant Professor, English, Erie Community College, has conducted extensive research on Ida B. Wells Barnett, Mary Church Terrell, and the early years of the Women's Club Movement during the late 19th and early 20th century.

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Lecture: The Triumph and Tragedy of Booker T. Washington

Session VII of What Price Freedom? The Centennial Celebration of the Niagara Movement in Buffalo, New York. Filmmaker Avon Kirkland will screen excerpts of his work-in-progress, a film on the legendary Booker T. Washington. Kirkland's feature length documentary, Ralph Ellison: An American Journey, was an official selection for the 2002 Sundance Film Festival, and was broadcast on PBS by the Emmy Award-winning series, American Masters. Musa Abdul Hakim will serve as respondent.

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Lecture: J. Edward Nash and the Michigan Avenue Baptist Church

In Session VI of What Price Freedom? The Centennial Celebration of the Niagara Movement in Buffalo, New York, Felix Armfield, associate professor, History and Social Studies Education, Buffalo State, and Executive Director of the Nash House and Museum, will discuss Reverend J.E. Nash's prominence during the first half of the twentieth century. Jesse Nash, professor emeritus, Canisius College, will share his experiences growing up in the Nash home.

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Lecture: From Pan Am Protest to the Niagara Movement

Session V: What Price Freedom? The Centennial Celebration of the Niagara Movement in Buffalo, New York explores connections between the Pan Am Exhibition and the Niagara Movement. Presenter Barbara Nevergold, co-editor, Uncrowned Queens: African American Community Builders of Western New York is joined by respondents Sharon Holley, Afro-American Folklorist and Librarian, Buffalo and Erie County Library, and fellow Uncrowned Queens co-editor Peggy Brooks-Bertram.

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Lecture: Afro-Canadians: Beyond the Canadian Border

Session IV of What Price Freedom? features a distinguished panel: Wilma Morrison, Nathaniel Dett Museum- British Methodist Episcopal Church, Donna M. Ford- Central Ontario Black History Network, and Brian Prince- Southwest Ontario Black History Network. They discuss life experiences among Afro-Canadians highlighting ties to the free Black community in Western New York.

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Lecture: Free Blacks in the Antebellum North

In Session III of What Price Freedom? The Centennial Celebration of the Niagara Movement in Buffalo, New York, Larry E. Hudson, author of Slave Work and Family Life in Antebellum South Carolina, discussed the civil status of African Americans in the North. Jason Young, assistant professor, History, University at Buffalo, served as respondent.

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Lecture: From Slavery to Freedom: The Emergence of the Neo Slave Narrative

Session II: What Price Freedom? The Centennial Celebration of the Niagara Movement in Buffalo, New York. Waldo Martin, author of The Mind of Frederick Douglass, traces the evolution of the slave narrative to the neo slave narrative through the works of Frederick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs, and Booker T. Washington. Felix Armfield, author of Black Life in Central Illinois, serves as respondent.

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Lecture: Tales of the Underground Railroad

Session I of What Price Freedom? The Centennial Celebration of the Niagara Movement in Buffalo, New York featured a screening of Tales of the Underground Railroad: On the Erie Canal, a film produced by Buffalo State alumnae James P. Gribbins and Bernadette Medige. Presenter Kevin Cottrell, a local authority on the Underground Railroad, and respondent Kim Pearson, The College of New Jersey, will discussed the film and answered questions.

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Press Conference: What Price Freedom?

Wanda Davis, associate professor of educational foundations, Felix Armfield, associate professor of history and social studies education, Shelia Martin, assistant professor of English at Erie Community College, and others discuss the distinguished lecture series What Price Freedom? The Centennial Celebration of the Niagara Movement in Buffalo, New York. Learn more about the lecture series at www.buffalostate.edu/niagaramovement.

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