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Reading Frederick Douglass Together-Natick

June 26 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

Funded by Mass Humanities
Cost: Free

The Reading of Frederick Douglass’ “What to a Slave is the Fourth of July?” will take place on Sunday, June 26th at 6:00pm on the front steps of the Morse Institute Library in Natick. Each reader will then have the opportunity to read 1-3 paragraphs from the speech, which is about thirty minutes in total. The event will be filmed by local cable station Natick Pegasus.

Historian Brenna Greer will deliver opening remarks and hold an informal dialogue about the speech after the reading.

This event is free and open to the public, co-hosted by the Natick Historical Society and Natick for Black Lives Matter. Please practice social distancing, and bring your own chair or blanket. Bathrooms at the Morse Institute Library will NOT be open. **


June 26
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM



Morse Institute Library
14 East Central Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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