DocuMonday, in conjunction with the Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys series, presents the film “Prince Among Slaves” on Monday, February 3 at 7:00 pm in the Peter White Public Library Community Room. Dr. Alan S. Willis, Assistant Professor of History at NMU will provide a brief introduction and lead a question and answer session after the film screening.
The film is set in 1788, when a slave ship sets sail from the Gambia river with hundreds of men women and children bound in chains headed for American shores. “Prince Among Slave” is the remarkable true story of an African prince, 26 year old Abdul Rahman, who endured the humiliation of slavery with ever losing his dignity or hope for freedom.
“Prince Among Slaves” was released in 2007, is not rated and runs for 60 minutes. There is no admission charge to attend.
This program is part of Let’s Talk About it: Muslim Journeys, a reading and discussion series encouraging informed community conversations about people and cultures of Muslims worldwide. The series is made possible through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with the American Library Association.
For more information visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.