COLUMBUS, GA - One Columbus and MidTown, Inc. are co-sponsoring the screening of the film Traces of the Trade: a Story from the Deep North on Tuesday, June 1 at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the Columbus Public Library located at 3000 Macon Road.
In this documentary, filmmaker Katrina Browne discovers that her New England ancestors were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. She and nine cousins retrace the Triangle Trade and gain a powerful new perspective on the black/white divide.
The screening will be followed by an audience discussion facilitated by Dr. Suzanne Minarcine.
For the past several years, Dr. Minarcine has served as chairperson of Come to the Table, a diversity organization seeking to foster better understanding and acceptance of racial and cultural differences through dialogue.
She serves on several advisory boards and is a frequent speaker on diversity and multicultural issues.