Public Commemoration of the 1811 Slave Revolt

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The Louisiana Museum of African American History and the Slave Rebellion Reenactment Committee discuss the significance of the historic 1811 German Coast slave revolt.

Dread Scott, _Slave Rebellion Reenactment_, 2014. Artist’s rendering. Courtesy the artist.

Dread Scott, Slave Rebellion Reenactment, 2014. Artist’s rendering. Courtesy the artist.

The Louisiana Museum of African American History and the Slave Rebellion Reenactment Committee host a public commemoration of the 1811 German Coast uprising, the largest slave revolt in United States history. Leon A. Waters discusses the historical significance of the event, and Antenna Spillways resident artist Dread Scott talks about his plans to organize a full-scale reenactment of the rebellion.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit Antenna’s website.