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Reading Frederick Douglas Together in the Context of Contemporary Forms of Slavery

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Reading Frederick Douglas Together in the Context of Contemporary Forms of Slavery

December 3 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST

Funded by Mass Humanities
Cost: Free

The purpose of this event is to commemorate the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery and to raise awareness about contemporary forms of slavery such as human trafficking, sexual exploitation, forced marriage, etc. This bilingual (English-Spanish) program is intended for adults and youth adults. It will begin with a reading and discussion of the speech “What is the Fourth of July to the Slave?” by Frederick Douglass. Followed by several presentations (online & face-to-face) related to the topic of slavery and human trafficking.

Details

Date:
December 3
Time:
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.nevinslibrary.org/

Organizer

Elizabeth Borges-Ocasio
Phone:
9786864080
Email:
eborgesocasio@nevinslibrary.org
Website:
https://www.nevinslibrary.org/

Other

Format
reading/discussion
If yes, Grant ID #
45.129
Region
Northeast

Venue

Nevins Memorial Library
305 Broadway
Methuen, MA 01844 United States
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Phone:
9786864080
Website:
https://www.nevinslibrary.org/

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