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“Seeking Freedom in the Pacific Northwest: The Early History of Blacks in Seattle and King County"
WhenTuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
WhereHaynes' Hall at McMenamins Anderson School, 18607 Bothell Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011

In 19th century Seattle, black residents as well as black visitors to the city experienced more opportunities for racial equality and economic progress than in almost any other city in the nation. Professor Taylor's talk will detail factors which created that environment and explore why conditions changed in the early 20th century and how that change has affected today's community.

Speaker Quintard Taylor is the Scott and Dorothy Bullitt Professor of American History at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Quintard Taylor

The University of Washington Bothell is partnering with McMenamins Anderson School to present Pub Night Talks — a monthly series of talks by experts from UW Bothell and around the local community.

These talks are held the last Tuesday evening of each month at McMenamins Anderson School in downtown Bothell. Doors open at 6 pm. Talks begin at 7 p.m. and are followed by Q&A.

All talks are free and open to the public. All ages welcome!

Advanced registration is optional and does not include reserved seating. All seating is first come, first served.

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UW Bothell Event typesLectures/Seminars
SpeakerQuintard Taylor, Scott and Dorothy Bullitt Professor of American History at the University of Washington
Event sponsorsUW Bothell Office of Advancement & External Relations and McMenamins History Department
Event typesLectures/Seminars
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