This month, the Michigan Freedom Trail Commission and the Michigan History Center are hosting weekly webinars to share the legacy and enduring importance of the 1847 Michigan slave rescues and the subsequent 1850 federal Fugitive Slave Act.
- May 28, 2021
our outstanding panels on African American Midwest history were held at the 2021 Midwestern History Association Conference, featuring leading scholars including documentary consulting producers Terrion Williamson and Erik McDuffie. Check back for links to the panel videos.
Links to information about the 143rd Nicodemus Emancipation Homecoming Celebration