Stories in the Round: Anokwale

Event Date: March 25, 2019 at 7:00 pm Event Location: Unitarian Universalist Church of Hagerstown, 13245 Cearfoss Pike, Hagerstown

Anokwale Anansesemfo regularly shares stories from her research on the lives of women in bondage in early colonial Maryland and the historical evidence for the experiences of working women of various backgrounds in European settlements of North America.  Ms. Anansesemfo will perform in period dress to tell the lives of several Maryland women.  Anokwale is president of the Griots’ Circle of Maryland, adjunct professor at Stevenson University, respected historian of the African Diaspora and an interpretive national park ranger. Her credits include numerous conferences for the National Association of Black Storytellers, National Association of Interpreters, and the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Conference.

To learn more, visit Anokwale’s website at

Stories In The Round is a 10 session series at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Hagerstown, 13245 Cearfoss Pike (Salem Ave. extended) usually on the 4th Monday of the month, March thru December. Children 12 years & older welcome when accompanied by a parent or group leader.

$10 in advance, $12 at the door.  Contact: Fanny Crawford, 301-730-1638 or

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