|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.