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Reading Frederick Douglass Together
July 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
SAVE THE DATE
Join us at Hale Farm for a community reading of Frederick Douglass’s powerful speech, “What to the American Slave is the Fourth of July?” as part of the Reading Frederick Douglass Together initiative. Nathan Richardson returns as Frederick Douglass.
A collaborative endeavor with the City of Beverly, North Shore NAACP, Salem United, Waring School and others. Special guest speakers.
On view will be Frederick Douglass: Advocate for Equality from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. It features an exploration of the full trajectory of Douglass’s epic life from 1818 to 1895. Viewers can learn about Douglass’s escape from slavery, his work as an abolitionist, and his tireless fight for full equality for all individuals into the Jim Crow era. Through July 21 when the house is open.
RAIN OR SHINE
To inquire about being a reader, email or call 978-922-1186 x206. FREE AND OPEN TO ALL.
This program is made possible by a grant from Mass Humanities, which provided funding through the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC), a state-based affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.