Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Pub Night Talks

Black Pioneers of Washington Territory

Anderson School - Haynes' Hall

6 p.m. doors, 7 p.m. program

Free

All ages welcome

About Black Pioneers of Washington Territory

Black Pioneers of Washington Territory

Presented by Professor Quintard Taylor

Professor Taylor will discuss the debate over slavery in the region, George Bush, the earliest prominent black 19th-century settler, as well as African Americans who came to Seattle, Spokane, Yakima and other locations during the territorial period (up to 1889).

About the Author
Speaker R. Gregory Nokes has traveled the world as a reporter and editor. He is author of two non-fiction Northwest histories: “Massacred for Gold: The Chinese in Hells Canyon in 2009” and “Breaking Chains: Slavery on Trial in the Oregon Territory in 2013.”

About Pub Night Talks

Pub Night Talks

The University of Washington Bothell and McMenamins co-sponsor this speaker series in which university faculty and other notables from the community share their expertise through entertaining and informal talks. Learn about interesting topics and issues of the day while enjoying the hospitality of Anderson School’s Haynes’ Hall. It's like being back in the classroom -- except this time you get to settle into comfortable seats and enjoy a drink or two with dinner while you listen and learn.

This event is eligible for a History Pub Stamp