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Spring Lecture, April 13th 2016

The Life and Times of Thomas Peters

 
The NB Branch of the United Empire Loyalist Association of Canada invites you to our spring lecture on April 13th, at 7 pm at the Saint John Free Public Library in Market Square. Our guest speaker will be David Peters, who returns after delivering a thought-provoking speech on Black Loyalists last year. This time, Peters will discuss the life and times of his ancestor, Thomas Peters, who fled slavery during the American War of Independence and settled in Nova Scotia before leading other Black Loyalists to establish the country of Sierra Leonne in West Africa.
 
David Peters is a native of Saint John. He's a retired educator and a co-founder of PRUDE and the New Brunswick Black Historical Society. Peters hosted and produced two 10 hour black history programs, one called PRUDE Speaks and the other Afro Vision. He's also a well-accomplished chef and has been lecturing and researching in New Brunswick for over forty years.






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