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Washington's Runaway Slave

Presented by Akron-Summit County Public Library, Maple Valley Branch at Akron-Summit County Public Library, Maple Valley Branch, Akron OH

Mar 19 2016
Washington's Runaway Slave

Historian Jewell Jones takes on the role of Oney Judge, Martha Washington’s personal slave, who made a daring escape and became a symbol of abolition and women’s rights. She was a fugitive slave for 52 years, surviving kidnapping attempts and people recognizing her. Celebrate Women’s History Month with this thrilling story of courage and bravery.

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