David Blight will participate in a conversation on the life of Frederick Douglass with Brent Staples, Author and op-ed columnist for the New York Times editorial board, at the New-York Historical Society on February 13, 2018 at 7:00pm. Just Friends vocal group will also perform at this event. This special celebration honoring the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Douglass is hosted by the New-York Historical Society's Frederick Douglass Council.
For more information: http://www.nyhistory.org/support/fdc-200
The Frederick Douglass Council is an affinity and networking group that highlights the important role that African Americans have played in American and New York history. Our goal is to deepen discussion and engagement on a variety of topics through public programs, exhibition viewings, and exclusive events throughout the year.
For more information: http://www.nyhistory.org/support/frederick-douglass-council