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Lectures
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

June 2 at 12:00
East Building Auditorium
David W. Blight, Class of 1954 Professor of American History and director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, Yale University, and the 2019 Pulitzer Prize winner in history

The lecture will be streamed live here.

A book signing of Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom follows. 

Held in conjunction with the exhibition In the Library: Frederick Douglass Family Materials from the Walter O. Evans Collection. The exhibition will be open to the public on Sunday, June 2 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

Image of David W. Blight courtesy of Huntington Library, San Marino, California

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