African history month events lined up at Acadia
new book, Steal Away Home will be presented by Department of History & Classics.
While researching her awardwinning book I’ve Got a Home in Glory Land, Smardz-Frost, who teaches at Acadia, discovered a remarkable woman named Cecelia Jane Reynolds. Born into slavery in 1831, she made a daring dash to freedom in Canada at the age of 15.
In this new biography, Smardz-Frost follows Reynolds from her enslaved childhood to her death as a free woman.