Frederick Douglass in Newport – Free Virtual Talk From Redwood Library

Friday, November 13, 2020

 

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Stages of Freedom presents “Frederick Douglass in Newport” a free virtual talk with Dr. John Rice Thursday, November 19th at 6pm.

Rice, descended from the prominent 19th century Newport African American Rice family, will discuss Douglass’ regular visits to Newport, his relationships with his great grandfather, Isaac Rice, and other figures in Newport, such as George T. Downing, the nation’s leading Black caterer at the time.

To participate register at: StagesofFreedom.org

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The program is hosted by the Redwood Library and Athenaeum, and funded by the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, the Herman H. Rose Civic, Cultural and Media Access Fund, Newport County NAACP, and the Stone Mill Lodge #3 of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Masons of Rhode Island.
 

Stages of Freedom presents “Frederick Douglass in Newport” a free virtual talk with Dr. John Rice Thursday, November 19th at 6pm. 

 
 

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