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LWV, AAUW Co-host 'The Underground Railroad' Documentary Film on Jan. 21

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By http://history.sandiego.edu/gen/CWPics/86139.jpg. Compiled from "The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom" by Willbur H. Siebert Wilbur H. Siebert, The Macmillan Company, 1898.[1] Credits: Public Domain https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=405624
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To honor Black History Month the League of Women Voters and the Summit College Club (AAUW) are co-hosting the documentary film "The Underground Railroad." 

The movie will be shown at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 21, at the New Providence Memorial Library, 377 Elkwood Ave., in the Conti Reading Room. A discussion will follow the screening.

The documentary was produced for The History Channel, shown about 1999, and hosted by Alfre Woodard. This film traces the journey to freedom taken by countless slaves, showing how they were guided, protected, and pursued along the way.  The extraordinary story is told through historical documents, visits to important sites, interviews with the descendants of noted abolitionists and commentary from experts.

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The program is free and the public is invited. Refreshments will be served.

For more information call 908-898-0565

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