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The Fire of Frederick Douglass

The Fire of Frederick Douglass

FROM THE PAGES OF HISTORY SERIES

Frederick Douglass was a visionary. His talents were extraordinary and he put his gifts to use in the service of freedom, driving American slavery into the grave. Dr. Richard Bell explores Mr. Douglass’ life, family and career and considers his impact upon the modern struggle to advance the cause of Black freedom. 

ABOUT THE PRESENTER

Dr. Richard Bell is a scholar, writer, and a Professor of History at the University of Maryland. He holds a PhD from Harvard University and his research focuses on the history and culture of the United States between 1750 and 1877.  He is the author of the book Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and their Astonishing Odyssey Home and of the online course America’s Long Struggle Against Slavery (The Great Courses).

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This program is appropriate for ages 16 and above. An invitation to join this virtual talk will be sent to participants 1 day prior to the event . Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. Register by clicking on the "Begin Registration" button (below). 

Date:
Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Time:
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch:
Virtual Event
Categories:
Author Event Black History Month Digital Programs
Audience:
  Adults  
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

Registration is required. There are 26 seats available.

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