Lunchtime Lecture: The Amazing Story of William Wells Brown

Erie Canal Museum 318 Erie Boulevard East, Syracuse, NY, United States

Patrick Ryan from the Buffalo History Museum will discuss William Wells Brown, who escaped slavery and risked his life to help others find freedom. In his spare time, he taught himself to read and write, lectured on the evils of slavery, and was the first African American to publish a novel and, later, a play. […]