ART HISTORY | The Frederick Douglass Project: Presents a Dramatic Reading, By Emmy Award-winning actor Keith David 

Listen, to one speech AT A TIME.

From The Frederick Douglass Project: Presents dramatic readings by acclaimed actors of speeches by Frederick Douglass for diverse audiences on Zoom as a catalyst for powerful dialogue about the impact of discrimination, racialized violence, structural inequality, and deferred justice upon individuals, families, professionals, and communities. The event will feature a reading by the Emmy Award-winning actor Keith David (Nope, Platoon, The Princess and the Frog) of a speech delivered by Frederick Douglass at the National Convention of Colored Men in Louisville, Kentucky on September 24, 1883, followed by community panelist remarks, and culminating in a guided audience discussion aimed at fostering compassion, understanding, and positive action.

Date and time

Wed, February 8, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:15 PM EST

Image Content + Photo Courtesy: Theater of War Productions
Support for our digital programming is provided, in part, by the Mellon Foundation.

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