Lawbreakers for the Common Good

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April 1, 2017, 7:00 PM CT

Presented by Anne P.W. Hawkins

In the mid-1800s, some Kansans defied federal, state, and territorial laws in pursuit of a common goal: liberty for all. This presentation explores true accounts of little-known operatives who worked illegally on the Underground Railroad in Kansas, a clandestine network that helped guide enslaved people to freedom. Risking fearful penalties for their underground involvement, these men, women, and children--both black and white--offer us examples of what is possible for justice-seekers working together.

Baker University
PO Box 65
Baldwin City, KS 66006-0065
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Sponsored by: Baker University

For more information about this event, please contact:
Teresa Clounch
(785) 594-8473