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More Than a Color: The Marginalization of African Beauty Through History

Presented by Lombard Historical Society at Online/Virtual Space

Feb 24 2023
More Than a Color: The Marginalization of African Beauty Through History

Karen J Anderson

Karen Anderson will illuminate history filled with women of color who refused to view themselves through social limitation. She hopes to inspire others to decide for themselves what beauty is.

This presentation takes participants on a walk-through history telling the stories of some women who many may not know. Anderson will speak about the women of color in 1760 French America who figured out how to legally free themselves from slavery only to be bound by government laws, women like Sarah Baartman who had to choose between being a circus oddity or a slave, and how women like Sarah Breedlove and Ann Malone changed the way women of African descent saw themselves—how these women

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This program is free but registration is required.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Feb 24, 2023 at 07:00 pm - 08:00 pm (Fri)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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