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Commemoration of Frederick Douglass’ 200th birthday
April 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History will commemorate Frederick Douglass’ 200th birthday with a talk by Kenneth B. Morris, Jr. and Robert Benz of the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives (FDFI). Morris is the great-great-great grandson of Douglass as well as the great-great grandson of African-American icon Booker T. Washington. Morris and Benz will discuss the life, legacy and relevance of Frederick Douglass 200 years after his birth. A questions and answer session and book signing will follow the presentation.