Thursday June 23, 2016
7:00 – 8:30 PM
Engaging Political Action through Public Archaeology: Exploring the Legacy of African Muslims in 19th century D.C.
Speaker: Mia L. Carey
In 2015 the D.C. Historic Preservation Office had a rare opportunity to excavate the former property of an African Muslim. Learn how Yarrow Mamout came to Maryland as an enslaved African, became a free D.C. businessman, and today becomes a part of our national political dialogue through public archaeology.
For information call: 410-586-8501
Location: MAC Lab meeting room
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