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  • Illinois slavery book author to speak Nov. 8 as part of bicentennial series

    M. Scott Heerman’s book on the move from slavery to freedom in Illinois will be the subject of a lecture by the author.

    M. Scott Heerman’s book on the move from slavery to freedom in Illinois will be the subject of a lecture by the author, part of a series commemorating the state’s bicentennial.

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  • Editor’s notes: For additional information on speakers or the series, contact Robert Morrissey at 773-616-9292; email rmorriss@illinois.edu