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Mass History Day: Douglass Bicentennial Commemoration

  • Media Arts Center Roxbury CC 1234 Columbus Avenue Roxbury, MA 02120 (map)

Mass Humanities is collaborating with Mass History Day to encourage participating high school students across the Commonwealth to focus their projects on Frederick Douglass this year. The afternoon will feature presentations by high school students of winning History Day projects focusing on Frederick Douglass, conversations with three of the country’s leading Frederick Douglass Scholars, and a specially commissioned spoken word performance by Mass LEAP. The scholars are David Blight, Yale University; Lois Brown, Wesleyan University; and John Stauffer, Harvard University.