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Talks | Literary

Frederick Douglass in Brooklyn

 
Book Release
 
Mon, Jan 16, 2017
  • 1PM
 
 
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RUN TIME: 1hr
 
 
 
 
 
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Monday January 16, 2017
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Co-presented by BAM and Greenlight Bookstore
Readings by Carl Hancock Rux
Commentary by Theodore Hamm
Launch of Frederick Douglass in Brooklyn

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.

 
 
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Frederick Douglass in Brooklyn  
 

Theodore Hamm will be signing copies of Frederick Douglass in Brooklyn following the event. Copies of the book will be available for purchase by attendees at a 15% discount.