On Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 6:30 p.m., Old North Church and Historic Site in Boston will host a panel discussion to reveal new research about Old North's entanglement with slavery. This research was focused on Captain Newark Jackson, a prominent figure in the history of Old North Church with a complicated past involving slave owning and slave trading.
All are invited to observe, ask questions and discuss the research findings. The event is free, but registration is requested here.
Speakers will include: The Rt. Rev. Gayle E. Harris, Bishop Suffragan, Diocese of Massachusetts; Jared Hardesty, Associate Professor of History, Western Washington University; Jonathan Chu, Professor of History, UMass Boston; and Madeleine Rodriguez, associate at Foley Hoag in the Litigation Department.