Norton To Speak At Two Frederick Douglass Events On His 200th Birthday, Tomorrow
Norton to Speak at Two Frederick Douglass Events on His 200th Birthday, Tomorrow
Feb 13, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will participate in two events—one local and one national—to honor the life of Frederick Douglass tomorrow, Wednesday, February 14, 2018. February 14 was Douglass’ adopted birthday.
First, Norton will moderate a Black History Month event to celebrate Douglass’ life and his contributions to the District of Columbia at 11:00 a.m. at Ron Brown Preparatory High School (4300 Meade St. NE). Douglass’ home in Cedar Hill in Southeast D.C. is a National Historical Site with thousands of visitors every year. At the event, Norton will lead a discussion featuring Ken Morris, …