2022 Pennington Lecture Events

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    Capital Community College

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    The Pennington Lecture is a public lecture on race and the power of the arts and humanities. The inaugural lecture is by Sarah Lewis of Harvard on the evening of Feb 10, 2022. This Quick Grant is in support of two events leading up to the lecture: (1) a public panel discussion on Lewis’ book “The Rise,” and (2) a public breakfast address by Chris Webber, author of “American to the Backbone,” the biography of James Pennington, a prominent Black abolitionist associated with Hartford.

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