Black History Program
Date: February 15, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Town: Arrow Rock
County: Saline
Location: Arrow Rock State Historic Site

Description, Contact Info, etc.:
Two Black History Events will be held on Sat. Feb. 15: At 10 am retired Kansas City Lawyer Tom Wertz will talk on the progression of laws that empowered slavery. This will be followed by a book review of "12 Years a Slave" by KC and Arrow Rock resident Keith Anderson. The second program is rescheduled from Feb. 1 and will be at 1:30 pm. Joe Lewis Mattox will present "Blacks in Blue: African-American Soldiers in the Civil War." Mr. Mattox is a member of the Missouri Humanities Council's Speaker's Bureau. He is an African-American historian in the Kansas City area.