Frederick Douglass' 200th Birthday Events
Calendar of Events
A Conversation With A Descendant Of Frederick Douglass
Monday, April 23, 7-8:30 p.m.
The Sonya Hayes Stone Center at UNC
The Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History will commemorate the 200th birthday of Frederick Douglass with a talk by Kenneth B. Morris, Jr., and Robert Benz of the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives (FDFI).
Morris is the great-great-great grandson of Douglass as well as the great-great grandson of another African-American icon, Booker T. Washington. He and Benz, the Executive Director of FDFI, will discuss the life, legacy, and relevance of Frederick Douglass 200 years after his birth. A Q&A session and book signing will follow their presentation.