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Black History Month on Campus

Posted Feb. 1, 2012

See how the Campus will celebrate.

The public is invited to attend "An Evening with Joshua Giddings" Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00 p.m. in the Kent State University at Ashtabula Auditorium. This event is being held as part of the Black History Month celebration on Campus.

Listen to Award-Winning actor Fred Robsel portray the famous abolitionist from Ashtabula County. Ashtabula Campus Assistant Professor of History Bradley Keefer will provide a character introduction as congressional seat-holder and fellow anti-slavery advocate Benjamin Franklin Wade.

The Ashtabula Campus Library will host a Black History Month Display during February. See artifacts from the Hubbard House and information on abolitionist movements throughout the county in the 1850s. The display is on the main floor of the Library.

Black History Month Celebration on the Ashtabula Campus is free and open to the public. It is being sponsored by the Hubbard House and the KSU at Ashtabula Diversity Committee.