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Struggle and Progress: A Conversation on Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman


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Join WURD Radio in a powerful conversation at The Barnes focused on two of the nation’s most ardent activists – Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman. 
This WURD Speaks is a collaboration with The Barnes’ First Friday premiere of Ruth Naomi Floyd’s “Frederick Douglass Jazz Works,” a suite of music created to honor the legacy of the famed activist, abolitionist, and statesman. 
Space is limited.  CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR TICKETS or call 215-425-7875.  You must purchase a ticket to attend. Doors open at 5pm!
Panelists:  

  • Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar, author of “She Came To Slay: The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman”
  • Dr. C. James Trotman, Founding Director, The Frederick Douglass Institute
  • Moderator: Sara Lomax-Reese, President/CEO, WURD Radio

Immediately following the panel, attendees can participate in The Barnes’ First Friday festivities, including:

  • Ruth Naomi Floyd’s “Frederick Douglass Jazz Works
  • Access to The Barnes Collection and 30 Americans exhibit
  • Cocktails and light bites for purchase
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