Conversations in History
Individuals portrayed in Portraits of Purpose exhibit/book will be matched in conversation with relevant figures from different eras of history, and will entertain questions from the audience. The goal of these events is to illuminate the common ground shared by the two individuals and their differing approaches to social change.
- Melivin Miller, Founder and Editor, Bay State Banner black weekly newspaper in conversation with William Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist, journalist, and social reformer.
- Ambassador Charles Stith, former Ambassador to Tanzania & founder, African Leadership Institute at Boston University in conversation with Marcus Garvey, proponent of Black Nationalism and Pan Africanism.
- Rev. Gloria White-Hammond, antislavery activist; Co-Pastor of Bethel AME Church, Boston, MA, and Executive Director of My Sister’s Keeper in conversation with Harriet Tubman, Abolitionist and organizer, Underground Railway.
For more information, please contact
Libbie Shufro, P.O.P. Arts & Education Director