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The Isaiah Fountain Case: Outrage and Jim Crow Justice on Maryland’s Eastern Shore
April 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Author Joseph Koper recalls the life of Isaiah Fountain, a successful Black farmer from Trappe, Md., who became the last person to be legally executed on the Eastern Shore in a case of racial injustice. Drawing on media coverage and court records, this talk looks back more than 100 years to uncover a local chapter in America’s difficult past.
Date/Time: Thursday, April 12, 5:30pm
Location: Van Lennep Auditorium and available virtually through Microsoft Teams Webinar
Cost: Suggested ticket price of $8 per participant. Books may be pre-purchased for $28.60 per copy.
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