Norton To Commemorate Black History Month With Celebration Honoring Frederick Douglass, February 14
Norton to Commemorate Black History Month with Celebration Honoring Frederick Douglass, February 14
Feb 1, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today commemorated the start of Black History Month by announcing her event to celebrate the life of Frederick Douglass on Thursday, February 14, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., at Ron Brown Preparatory High School (4300 Meade St. NE). A Norton bill signed into law last year established a commission to plan, develop and carry out programs and activities to honor and celebrate the life of Frederick Douglass during 2018, the bicentennial anniversary of his birth. Norton was appointed by House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to serve on the commission.
At her Black History Month …