Sam Houston State University

Lecture & Book Signing by Dr. Richard Bell

Join the CHSS Diversity & Inclusion Committee for a Black History Month Event on February 17, 2020. A book signing and lecture by Dr. Richard Bell author of “Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home” will begin at 4pm in the Olson Auditorium. Join us for a gripping story of give youths from Philadelphia who were kidnapped, taken to Mississippi illegally and put into slavery. Their story is incredible painful but inspiring as they were able to escape slavery and in turn sue their captures.

For additional information contact Dr. Bernadette Pruitt at

Monday, February 17 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Academic Building IV, 220, Olson Auditorium
1921 Avenue J, Huntsville, Texas, 77340

Event Type

Lectures, Arts & Culture, Lectures & Discussions, Open to the Public


College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of History


No Charge


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