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The UGRR – a New Interpretation of an Old Story
February 2, 2021 @ 8:00 am - February 12, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Visit the UREC exhibit to be displayed in the Empire State Plaza South Concourse that will present an interpretation of Underground Railroad history and its relevance for today.
Eight principles that frame the new interpretation include –
(1) Document Based
(2) Reality vs. Myth
(3) Public vs. Secret
(4) Movement, not Safe Houses and Routes
(5) African American leadership
(6) Civil Disobedience
(7) Language and Public Memory
(8) Relevance Today