Pages through History--Never Caught: Online Event

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Discuss Erica Armstrong Dunbar’s startling and eye-opening account of slavery in the early days of the United States.

Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge, tells the story of Ona Judge, who was enslaved by George and Martha Washington. Ona risked her life to escape and reach freedom. Historian Dunbar weaves a powerful tale and offers fascinating new scholarship on one young woman's efforts to pursue a life of liberty, free from violence.

Books will be available in print and can be reserved for pickup at the library. The book is also available as an eBook and audiobook on OverDrive.

Registration closes at 10 am the day of the event. We will email the Zoom event link after registration has closed.  If you have questions about this event after registration has closed, please email the events team or call the library at 847-673-7774.

Find Erica Armstrong Dunbar’s works in the library catalog.

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