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Lunchtime Lecture- The Amazing Story of William Wells Brown

June 22, 2023 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Patrick Ryan from the Buffalo History Museum will discuss William Wells Brown , who escaped slavery and risked his life to help others find freedom. In his spare time, he taught himself to read and write, lectured on the evils of slavery, and was the first African American to publish a novel and, later, a play.

This talk will be presented both in-person and via Zoom. Attendance is FREE with a recommended $10 donation. You can register here:


June 22, 2023
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM