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Black History Month: Frederick Douglass on Slavery and Emancipation

Portsmouth Public Library - Cradock Branch 28 Prospect Parkway, Portsmouth, VA

Nathan Richardson delivers a remarkable portrayal of Frederick Douglass, the famous former slave turned abolitionist, writer, orator and statesman. Mr. Douglass will recite an excerpt from his most famous speech, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July,” then spend 15 minutes answering questions. Don’t miss this inspiring Black History Month Event. Free and […]