Commemorating Frederick Douglass' 200th Birthday @ John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse, Boston [14 February]

Commemorating Frederick Douglass' 200th Birthday


110
14
February
15:30 - 18:00

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John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse
Boston, Massachusetts 02210
In commemoration of Frederick Douglass' 200th birthday and the Museum of African American History's acclaimed exhibit, Picturing Frederick Douglass: The Most Photographed American of the 19th Century, join us for a panel discussion and Q&A with some of the leading experts on Frederick Douglass's life and legacy.

Learn more at douglass200.eventbrite.com

— Light refreshments will be served
— Free and open to the public
— Valid photo I.D. required

Special Guests
— Jabari Asim, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director for Creative Writing, Emerson College
— Jeffrey Amestoy, Former Vermont Attorney General and Chief Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court
— John Stauffer, Professor of English and African and African American Studies, Harvard University
— Honorable Patti B. Saris, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
— Marita Rivero, Executive Director, The Museum of African American History, Boston, and Nantucket

— About the exhibit:
Picturing Frederick Douglass: The Most Photographed Man of the 19th Century

About the organizers:
Museum of African American History
Discovering Justice
John Joseph Moakley U.S. Courthouse

Contact:
Julie McNulty, Development Director, at [email protected] or 617.748.9244

— FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
— Guests of all ages are welcome. Guests over 18 must present a valid photo I.D. to gain entrance to the Moakley U.S. Courthouse.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
— The event is just a five minute walk from the Courthouse Way stop on the Silver Line. Garage parking is available nearby for a fee. Metered street parking is available, but difficult to find.

What can I bring into the event?
— Electronics, including cell phones, must be checked with security upon arrival and picked up when exiting. Outside food and beverages are not allowed. Weapons of any kind are prohibited.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
— Contact Julie McNulty, Development Director, at [email protected] or 617.748.9244

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
— No, tickets are not required for admission.
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