Special event

Frederick Douglas in Brooklyn

January 16, 2017

Alternate Title Part of Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2017
Production Language English
Country of Origin United States
Description BAM and Greenlight Bookstore celebrate the launch of Frederick Douglass in Brooklyn, a new compilation of original source material published by Akashic Books that illustrates the complex relationship between Frederick Douglass and the city of Brooklyn. This unique afternoon event features a reading by performer Carl Hancock Rux of speeches that Douglass gave at BAM, added context and commentary on some of Douglass’ most well-known speeches by editor Theodore Hamm, and an audience Q&A.
Identifier 2017s.SE.00116
VenueFisher Building (Fishman Space, Hillman Studio)
top billingCarl Hancock Rux