Fr. Christopher L. Webber has written a biography of James Pennington titled ‘American to the Backbone:The Life of James W. C. Pennington, the Fugitive Slave Who Became One of the First Black Abolitionists.’ Fr. Webber will speak about Pennington’s accomplishments in a program in San Francisco at the Sunset Library on Tuesday, February 11, and the Main Public Library on Wednesday, February 5.
When: Wednesday, February 5, 7 p.m.
Where: San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco
When: Tuesday, February 11, 7 p.m.
Where: Sunset Library, 1305 18th Avenue, San Francisco.
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