Struggle and Progress: A Conversation on Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman
The Barnes - Comcast Auditorium [Philadelphia]
|Date:||November 1, 2019|
|Location:||The Barnes - Comcast Auditorium|
|Address:||2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia|
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.
- 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
Space is limited. For ticket information CLICK HERE or call 215-425-7875. You must purchase a ticket to attend. Doors open at 5pm!