ABWH is hosting a Twitter Chat for the Harriet movie premiere on Friday, November 1.

Join ABWH (@ABWHTruth) for a Twitter Chat about the movie Harriet on Friday, November 1 from 9-10 p.m. ET using the hashtag #SheCameToSlay. Jemar Tisby (@JemarTisby), host of the podcast Pass the Mic, will host the chat. Our feature tweeters are ABWH National Director Erica Armstrong Dunbar (@ericaadunbar), author of She Came to Slay: The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman (Simon and Schuster, 2019), and Deirdre Cooper Owens (@dbcthesis2002), author of the forthcoming biography To Bite a Bullet: The Amazing Life of Harriet Tubman, an American Hero. Our featured partner is the Black Women Studies Association (@blkwomenstudies).

A Twitter Chat is a public conversation on Twitter and other social media organized around a specific topic that takes place at a specific time and uses a specific hashtag. Maria Esther Hammack (@LorienTinuviel), a Ph.D. student at the University of Texas and ABWH Graduate Student Representative, and Adam McNeil (@CulturedModesty), a Ph.D. student at Rutgers and co-host of the podcast New Books in African American Studies, will help moderate the online conversation on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Join us by posting pictures of yourself attending the premiere and by sharing your reactions to the movie using the hashtag #SheCameToSlay. Then tune in to Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram Friday night at 9 ET for insights into Tubman and the movie from Erica, Deirdre, and a community of scholars of Black women’s history. Enter to win a free tote and copy of She Came to Slay.

Harriet opens in theaters Friday, November 1.

Enter to win a free tote and copy of the new Tubman biography She Came to Slay at bit.ly/HarrietDrawing