But things were different here


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In which Laura asks if Fiona is a Karen, considers white guilt, and meets Grandpa Rudd.

Special guest: Dr. Cassandra Newby-Alexander

On December 5 at 6:00 pm the Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail will host Dr. Cassandra Newby-Alexander, professor of history at Norfolk State University, for a virtual lecture on how Virginia’s waterways helped enslaved people achieved freedom in the

years before the Civil War. Dr. Newby-Alexander has authored several books, including An African American History of the Civil War in Hampton Roads (2010). A question-and-answer session will follow the lecture.

Virginia Waterways and the Underground Railroad by Dr. Cassandra Newby-Alexander

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