GET TICKETS: A Conversation with Frederick Douglass: The Significance of Juneteenth Featuring Nathan Richardson

The Havre de Grace Arts Collective presents:  A Conversation with Frederick Douglass: The Significance of Juneteenth
featuring Nathan Richardson

June 15, 2021 at 7:00pm
Virtual tickets are FREE but registration is required

Welcome: Patricia Cole, President, Havre de Grace Colored School Museum and Cultural Center

Moderator: Sharoll Williams-Love, Student Diversity Specialist, Harford Community College

Youth Guests:
Nii Odartey Sampson, 9th Grader, Havre de Grace High School
Joycelyn Jacobs, 7th Grader, Tome School

Celebrate JUNETEENTH with this engaging, inspiring, interactive virtual conversation with “The Most Influential African-American of the 19th Century”.  A Question & Answer session will follow. We will also celebrate the talents of local youth!”

Nathan M. Richardson is a published author, performance poet and Frederick Douglass Historian. His poetry collections include “Likeness of Being”, “Twenty-one Imaginary T-shirts” and “The 7 Last Poems of an Unarmed Citizen. “His work has been widely re-published in anthologies, magazines and newspapers such as the Channel Marker, The Cupola, Coastal Virginia Magazine and the Washington Post.

Nathan teaches a variety of workshops for emerging writers. He is now in the 7th year of The Frederick Douglass Speaking Tour a living history performance in which he captures completely the physical and spiritual essence of the former slave, writer, orator and abolitionist Frederick Douglass. This living history series has produced film credits with the National Park Service, Alabama Public Television and RTE – Irish Public Service Television. You can find more about Nathan Richardson and his work at


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