Sotterley Presents: People and Perspectives – Finding Chris Haley with Chris Haley
March 16 @ 7:00 pm
Director of the Study of the Legacy of Slavery in Maryland at the Maryland State Archives and the Utopia Film Festival
Finding Chris Haley
Wednesday, March 16th, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.
Mr. Chris Haley will discuss his life, responsibility, joys, challenges, his future, and the legacy of his family so widely known from the work of his famous uncle, author, Alex Haley.
As Director of both the Study of the Legacy of Slavery in Maryland at the Maryland State Archives Research Department and the Utopia Film Festival in Greenbelt, Maryland, Mr. Haley has served on many prestigious boards in the world of African American genealogy as well as in the Arts. They include the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation, Historic London Town Foundation, Jake Savage Foundation, Annapolis Arts Alliance Foundation and the Annapolis Film Festival among others.
Chris is well respected as a speaker at numerous venues throughout the United States where he has spoken on themes such as African American history, self-empowerment, and genealogy. He earned his B.A in English, with Drama minor at The University of Maryland – College Park, and resides in Landover, Maryland.
This event is made possible by the generous support of Maryland Humanities and the Maryland Heritage Area Authority.
FREE WEBINAR for the public – Advance registration required.