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Lecture by David W. Blight on his book "Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom"

Author and historian David W. Blight of Yale University will deliver a lecture based on his 2019 Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom. Michael Crutcher, a living historian, will appear as Douglass, reenacting an 1893 speech given in Omaha. A book signing with Blight will follow. Books will be available for purchase.

This event is free and open to the public.

RSVPs are required as space is limited. RSVP today:

Cosponsored by the National Park Service National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom and the Great Plains Black History Museum

Location Creighton University, Mike & Josie Harper Center, 602 N 20th St, Omaha, NE 68102, Hixson-Lied Auditorium