Suffering, Struggle, Survival: The Activism, Artistry, and Authorship of Frederick Douglass

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This is a podcast published by the National Gallery of Art Washington on player.fm.

Period25 Feb 2018

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  • TitleSuffering, Struggle, Survival: The Activism, Artistry, and Authorship of Frederick Douglass
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletNational Gallery of Art
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size45 mins
    CountryUnited States
    Date25/02/18
    DescriptionOn the bicentenary of Frederick Douglass's birth, we commemorate the many sides of the man: the abolitionist, statesman, autobiographer, orator, reformer, essayist, politician, and, not least of all, father. In this lecture held on February 25, 2018, at the National Gallery of Art, Celeste-Marie Bernier traces the activism, artistry, and authorship of Douglass alongside the sufferings and struggles for survival of his daughters and sons: Rosetta, Lewis Henry, Frederick Jr., Charles Remond, and Annie Douglass. As activists, educators, campaigners, civil rights protesters, newspaper editors, orators, essayists, and historians in their own right, his children each played a vital role in the freedom struggles of their father.
    PersonsCeleste-Marie Bernier