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Reading Frederick Douglass

June 15, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Natick Historical Society will hold a Community Read of Frederick Douglass’s 1852 speech, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?”

The read will begin with an introduction by Wellesley College Professor of History Brenna Greer. Each reader will then have the opportunity to read 1-3 paragraphs from the speech, which is about thirty minutes in total. The Community Read will be filmed.

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Brenna Greer reads a passage from Frederick Douglass’s 1852 speech, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?”, July 2020.

LOCATION: Morse Institute Library, front steps

**This event is free and open to the public. Please wear a mask, practice social distancing, and bring your own chair or blanket. Bathrooms at the Morse Institute Library are NOT open. **

This event is inspired by the Mass Humanities Reading Frederick Douglass program.

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Date:
June 15, 2021
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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