Joe Bundy Portraying Major Martin Delany at BSC Beckley Campus

Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 03:00pm

WV Humanities Council –Joe Bundy portrays Major Martin Delany, the first Black field officer in the United States Army.  Delaney also co-edited an abolitionist newspaper with Frederick Douglas, and he was a leader in the anti-slavery movement and superintendent of the "Underground Railroad."  The project is presented by Bluefield State College with financial assistance from the West Virginia Humanities Council, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.  Any findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this festival do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Location : Erma Byrd Higher Education Center Auditorium - BSC Beckley Campus
Contact : Joan Buchanan 304.327.4186

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