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March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Legacy of Frederick Douglass for the 21st Century Student

Gertrude S. Williams Speaker Series with A. Anokwale Anansesemfo and Anton House
The Legacy of Frederick Douglass for the 21st Century Student

The Gertrude S. Williams Speaker Series kicks off its series for 2018 “Real Talk on Public Education in Baltimore City.” Our speakers for this event are A. Anokwale Anansesemfo and Anton House.

Anansesmfo is a ranger at Hampton NHS and adjunct history professor at Goucher. She received a B.S. in History from Coppin State University and a Master’s degree in Art History from Howard University. Recently, Anansesemfo completed a fellowship at George Washington University focusing on United States museums’ interpretation of race.

House is a doctoral candidate in Howard University’s History Department. He received his Masters of the Arts degree in U.S. History from Howard in 2013. Among his areas of concentration are the Racial Uplift and New Negro Movements, African American Benevolent, Fraternal, and Mutual Aid societies, migration, and urbanization.

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” – Frederick Douglass


The event is free admission, but donations are encouraged! Doors open at 6:30 and the event will take place from 7:00-8:30 on Monday, March 19th, 2018. Please RSVP below.


March 19
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


29th Street Community Center


29th Street Community Center
300 E. 29th St
Baltimore , MD 21218 United States
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