As portrayed by Nathan Richardson, Frederick Douglass shares true tales of his life of being enslaved, his escape to freedom, and his rise as a great writer, orator, and abolitionist. Mr. Douglass emphasizes the importance of reading and writing as well as learning history and developing a strong sense of civic responsibility. Mr. Douglass will recite an excerpt from his most famous speech, “What to the Slave is the 4th of July,”
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Funding for this grant has been provided by Virginia Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) and the NEH Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) initiative.
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