Frederick Douglass in Winchester

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Celebrate Black History Month with archivist Dr. Ellen Knight & author Nathan Richardson to learn about Douglass's 1862 talk in Winchester

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In 1862, a group of Winchester residents invited renowned abolitionist Frederick Douglass to speak at Lyceum Hall (across the street from what is now BookEnds). Join archivist Dr. Ellen Knight, author Nathan Richardson, and a member of King Boston via Zoom to hear an account of this speech and explore its implications for today.

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The Network for Social Justice (formerly known as the Winchester Multicultural Network) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that was founded in 1991. Its mission is to foster a movement for systemic change to advance equity and inclusion in the town of Winchester and beyond. This is accomplished by a three-pronged strategy of education, engagement, and activation. 

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