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Interlaced: Being Black & Wampanoag In America A Historical Talk with Mwalim

Presented by Sturgis Library at Sturgis Library, Barnstable MA

Feb 17 2021
Interlaced: Being Black & Wampanoag In America A Historical Talk with Mwalim

Join us for a historical talk on the connection between Black history and Wampanoag history on Cape Cod.

While America claims to be a melting pot, in reality the United States was the first country to introduce legal definitions for race based on ethnicity as opposed to nation of origin. What happens when you can check more than one ethnic box? Mwalim will give a talk on the past and present relationship and interactions of Black and Native people, the social and political wedge that society has tried to impose between the groups, and the experiences of growing up and living Black and Wampanoag

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