Maya Wolfe-Robinson, Lauren N. Williams, Michael Allen and Gary Younge with Bernard Powers: Cotton Capital: The Legacies of the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Sun, Nov 12, 2023 at 4pm
Cotton Capital is an investigative journalism series, published by The Guardian newspaper in the UK, that explores the revelation that the paper’s founders had links to slavery through the cotton and textile industry. Dr. Bernard Powers, Director of the College of Charleston’s Center for the Study of Slavery, leads a discussion with Maya Wolfe-Robinson, editor of Cotton Capital, Lauren N. Williams, deputy editor for race and equity at The Guardian US, Michael Allen, co-creator of the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Commission and Gary Younge. Taking place on the hallowed ground of the International African American Museum, the panel will explore the legacy, the continued impact of transatlantic slavery and questions of restorative justice.
IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE INTERNATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM AND THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER.
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