Hosted by the Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire
Thirst for Freedom: From NH’s Slave Trade to its Civil Rights Movement
Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 2:00 pm
With Sankofa Scholar & Tour Guide: Nur Shoop
Colonial Portsmouth newspapers testify to the local slave trade, runaways, abolitionists and anti-abolitionist activities, followed by conflicting opinions of the Civil War. In the 20th century, the legacy of that early history was reflected in news about de facto segregation in housing and public places. This tour includes many of those historic landmarks from the early nineteenth through the twentieth centuries.