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July 2022

Reading Frederick Douglass Together-Boston

July 1 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
Boston Common, Tremont St.
Boston, MA United States
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Free

Join us for a communal reading of Frederick Douglass’ famed speech, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” Considered one of the most daring, eloquent speeches in the English language, Frederick Douglass’s fiery 1852 speech, “What to the Slave is the 4th of July?” challenges its audience, then and now, to consider the meaning of freedom, citizenship, and patriotism.

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