February 18 Conversations on Race: ‘Master Slave Husband Wife,’ book by Ilyon Woo

February 2, 2024

On February 18 at 11:45 a.m. in the Parish Hall, the Conversations on Race Group invites you to learn the incredible true story of Ellen and William Craft and their escape to freedom by reading Master Slave Husband Wife by Ilyon Woo. Selected as one of the 10 best books of the year by the New York Times, Master Slave Husband Wife shares the daring escape from bondage in Georgia to freedom in the North by an enslaved couple with Ellen (who could “pass”) posing as a wealthy but diminutive and ill plantation owner and William as [his] devoted slave.
Get your book from the library or book store now! Any questions? Contact Annie Brown, Amy Branson, Jane Alperson, or Susan Poling at

Book cover for Master Slave Husband Wife by Ilyon Woo