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The Auction Block

The Auction Block
Posted at 1:00 PM, Feb 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-14 13:00:23-05

Marie Mullen, playwright  and Paul Denning, historian,  join Linda to talk about the play “The Auction Block.”

The play takes place in early March 1859, where an enormous slave auction took place at a race course three miles outside of Savannah, Georgia. 

436 slaves were to be put on the auction block including men, women, children and infants.

The performance was written and directed by Marie Mullen and you can see it Friday, February 16th at the ECC City Campus and Saturday, February 17th at the Mt. Olive Baptist Church.