Why Wench Betty’s Story Matters – The Murder of a NJ Slave in 1784

Sue Kozel


Each year, the NJ Council for the Humanities (NJCH) subsidizes at least 200 high-quality public humanities programs for host organizations throughout the state, providing opportunities for New Jersey communities to explore history, values, culture, and beliefs, and to engage in key questions with the support of a scholarly perspective. You can view more here. This NJ Studies “Invited Talk” by Sue Kozel is a NJCH Public Scholars Project program, and thus far versions have been presented at the Paterson Museum, the NJ State Library, and “Social Justice Matters.”            

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.14713/njs.v6i2.211


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