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maam-final-0315Dred Scott's Fight for Freedom
Tuesday, May 21, 1:30 p.m.
Minnesota African American Museum (MAAM –location TBA), 1700 Third Avenue South, Mpls.

MAAM presents Lynne Jackson, the great-great granddaughter of Dred and Harriet Scott and director of The Dred Scott Heritage Foundation, who will discuss the role of the 1857 Supreme Court decision and its effect on the abolition of slavery.

penumbra-final-0315All Labor Has Dignity
Tuesday, May 21, 7 p.m.
Penumbra Theatre, 270 North Kent Street

Join professional actor and Macalester College Professor Harry Waters for a re-enactment of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 1962 speech to the Minneapolis convention of the United Packinghouse Workers, where King drew connections between the labor and civil rights struggles. Music and related readings will complement his performance.

Visit or call 651-222-3242 for more information.

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