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Below Baldwin: How an Expansion Project Unearthed a University’s Legacy of Slavery

  • March 31, 2019
  • 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Location: Morton Theatre
  • 195 W. Washington St. 
  • Athens, GA
  • Phone: (706) 613-3771
  • Price: $10 donation general admission; $5 students

On November 17, 2015, construction on Baldwin Hall on the University of Georgia campus came to a halt when workers uncovered human remains on the site. DNA tests revealed what many local residents already knew to be true: these were the remains of former slaves. This uncovering and the events that followed have forced the often-omitted histories of slavery and segregation to rise to the surface, both at the University of Georgia and in Athens. A panel discussion including the filmmaker Joe Lavine will follow the screening.

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Morton Theatre
195 W. Washington St.