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Special Event: WHRO Public Media ‘Another View’ To Broadcast Live From Fort Monroe, Sept. 29
September 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pmFree
Barbara Hamm Lee and Lisa Godley invite you to join them for a live broadcast from Fort Monroe.
Learn about Harriet Tubman ahead of the documentary about her that will air on WHRO TV on Oct. 4. Harriett served as a nurse at Fort Monroe in 1865. She was brought in to treat wounded Black soldiers and those who had been captured by the enemy and were held as Contraband.
Our panel of guests will discuss Harriet’s time at Fort Monroe, as well as the many things that were happening at the Fort during the Civil War and how these events impacted the lives of Black people going forward.
Joining Another View for this enlightening discussion will be guests:
- Joseph Rogers – the Manager of Partnerships & Community Engagement at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture in Richmond, Virginia
- Dr. Cassandra Newby Alexander – Historian and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Norfolk State University
- A special guest from the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park in Cambridge, Maryland
Anyone interested in being a part of our live on-location audience will need to arrive by 11:00 a.m.
About the Documentary:
Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom
Go beyond the legend and meet the woman who repeatedly risked her own life and freedom to liberate others from slavery. One of the greatest freedom fighters in U.S. history, Tubman was an Underground Railroad conductor, a Civil War scout, and a spy.
Airs Oct. 4, 10 p.m. on WHRO TV 15