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24th Annual Bottimore Lecture: Frederick Douglass's "Composite Nation" 150 Years Later

When: Thu., Oct. 10, 7:30-9 p.m. 2019
Phone: 804-649-1861
Price: Free.
How does Douglass's 1869 "Composite Nation" speech, which argues that diversity and inclusion make a nation stronger, continue to resonate 150 years later? The 2019 Elizabeth Roller Bottimore will feature historian David Blight speaking about “Frederick Douglass's ‘Composite Nation’ 150 Years Later,” based on his book, "Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom," which received the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for biography. Space is limited, registration is strongly encouraged.


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