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Video: Frederick Douglass, 19th Century Civil Rights Activist: His Legacy Today @ National Archives (October 18, 2018)
Join us for a panel discussion in honor of the bicentennial of the birth of Frederick Douglass. The panel will explore the legacy of Frederick Douglass as well as contemporary issues related to his causes.
Moderated by John Whittington. Franklin, Senior Manager, Office of External Affairs, NMAAHC, Smithsonian Institution, panelists include David Blight, professor of history, Yale University; Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, ASALH President and Chair, History Department, Harvard University; and Kenneth B. Morris, Jr., Co-Founder & President, Frederick Douglass Family Initiative. Frederick Douglass himself (portrayed by Phil Darius Wallace) will also appear.
Presented in partnership with the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives, and the Association for the Study of African American Life and History.
Charles Sumner School Museum & Archives Open House & presentation on Dr. Kelly Miller by Morgan State University Archivist Dr. Ida E. Jones – Saturday, December 15, 2018 – 10am – 3pm
Rail: Farragut North / Farragut West / McPherson Square
Bus: S2, S4, S9, 54
Video: “The Activism, Artistry, and Authorship of Frederick Douglass” by Prof. Celeste-Marie Bernier (National Gallery of Art)
Although I do not budge from my position that Prof. Blight is a disgrace of a man and a dishonor to the Douglassonian scholarly tradition I encourage folks to study his work. Study his work closely. If he is the authority he thinks himself to be and others allege him to be listen to him.
Dr. Douglass needs scholarly attention. Decades of lies will take decades of truths to correct.
American Antiquarian Society features Ezra Greenspan discussing “The Lives and Times of Frederick Douglass and His Family: A Composite Biography”[Video]
The Past is Present podcast returns with an interview with Ezra Greenspan. Ezra is the Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Chair in Humanities at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, and author of George Palmer Putnam: Representative American Publisher (2000) and William Wells Brown: An African American Life (2014). During the past year, he’s been working on a new book titled The Lives and Times of Frederick Douglass and His Family: A Composite Biography. Ezra is a member of the American Antiquarian Society (elected 2003), was AAS Distinguished Scholar in Residence from 2009 to 2010, and is an AAS-National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow for the 2016-17 academic year.
In this episode, Ezra discusses the research and writing of his latest book on Frederick Douglass’s family; his work as editor of Book History, the annual journal from SHARP (Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing); and his lifelong relationship with the printed word.