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My Voice, My Pen, My Vote: The Several Lives of Frederick Douglass

September 16, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


A talk by Yale Civil War Historian David Blight. Dr. Blight is the author of Frederick Douglass’s Civil War: Keeping Faith in Jubilee, and Passages to Freedom: The Underground Railroad in History and Memory, the companion book for the opening of the national Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati.

This event is a presentation of the Association of Yale Alumni for Western North Carolina, Lenoir-Rhyne University Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville, The Martin Luther King Jr. Association of Asheville and Buncombe County.


September 16, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Lenoir-Rhyne Center for Graduate Studies
36 Montford Ave
Asheville, NC 28801 United States