schedule

  • Friday, October 7

    7 PM
    BAMPFA

Sojourner Truth Reading Group: Regina Mason

Programmed by David Brazil

International speaker, author, and storyteller Regina Mason is the third great-granddaughter of ex-slave and autobiographer William Grimes. In this talk, learn the fascinating story of how she took history into her own hands by authenticating her ancestor’s book, Life of William Grimes, the Runaway Slave, the first American fugitive slave memoir.