Illuminating the Legacy of Slavery Series: Cranston, September 2021

September 20: CRANSTON

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Location: Cranston City Hall & Cranston Public Library
Time: September 20 at 8pm & 9pm

Performer: Tammy Brown
Visual Artist: Lois Harada
Writer: Daria-Lyric Montaquila
Historic Scholar: Dr. C. Morgan Grefe

Cranston – named for the three-term Governor Cranston, protector of pirates and profiteers, captain and slave holder who helped to secure Rhode Island’s domination over the North American trade in slaves. On Monday we will consider the bodies that disappeared under his Governorship and we will tell stories of resistance.