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The Concord Festival of Authors
October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, October 30 • 7-8 PM • Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main Street
The Robbins House: History & Race
This panel features historians who authored and reviewed The Robbins House, Inc. (TRH) brochure series, which underscores the need to communicate about race and history in ways that “reflect the humanity of the millions of black men, women and children who claimed their personhood, in various ways large and small, despite the laws and systems that bound them.” The conversation will explore how throughout American history, people of African descent have demanded the right to define their racial identity through terms that reflect their proud and complex history. Moderated by Elon Cook Lee, Humanities Consultant for The Robbins House, the panel includes three of our advisory historians: