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Frederick Douglass Commemoration Talk w/his Descendant, Kenneth B. Morris, Jr.

April 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm


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The Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History will commemorate the 200th birthday of Frederick Douglass 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 another African-American icon, Booker T. Washington. He and Benz, the Executive Director of FDFI, will discuss the life, legacy, and relevance of Frederick Douglass.

A Q&A session and book signing will follow.


April 23, 2018
7:00 pm


Stone Center