"Leading the Charge: The Ongoing Legacy of Anthony and Douglass" is a free community symposium that features the speeches of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass with an interactive panel discussion to follow. This event will use their speeches as a springboard for community conversation about gender and racial inequality in their time compared to modern times-- what issues still resonate? How do we talk about those issues now vs. how they talked about them then? Have we moved forward? What is their legacy today? What connections still exist? How do we learn from our history in order to forge our future? This community discussion will be enhanced with insight from panelists representing several cultural and academic organizations.
Funded project of the New York Humanities Council. The New York Humanities Council is a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.