<+>Stand by the River<+> - African American History Month

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Glassboro, N.J. -- ?Rowan University hosts musical Stand by the River,
the story of William Still and the underground railroad on March 3, at 8
p.m. at the Tohill Auditorium in celeb

Glassboro, N.J. -- ?Rowan University hosts musical <+>Stand by the River,<+>
the story of William Still and the underground railroad on March 3, at 8
p.m. at the Tohill Auditorium in celebration of African American History
Month.

<+>Stand by the River<+> tells of a month in the life of William Still, the <+>Father
of the underground railroad.<+>? The musical focuses on two episodes in
Still's life: his reunion with his long-lost brother, and the court case of
Jane Johnson, an enslaved woman who claimed her freedom in
Philadelphia.

Rowan's own Winifred Still is starring in the musical as Charity Still, William
Still's mother.? A descendent of William Still, this Lawnside resident is one
of more than 500 Stills who currently live in South Jersey. ?An employee
for over 20 years, Winifred Still works in the University's financial aid
office.

For more information, call Larry Cunningham at 856-256-4269.

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