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Reading Frederick Douglass Together

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  • Description

    Join NAACP Worcester for a public reading of Frederick Douglass' 1852 address "What, To The Slave, is the Fourth of July" on the Worcester Common! All who attend can share in the reading, taking turns to read Douglass' words aloud.

    Rain Date: July 1, 2022

    Sponsored by: NAACP Worcester, National Endowment for the Humanities, Mass Cultural Council and Mass Humanities.

  • Time
    Thursday, June 30, 2022 • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Where?
    Worcester Common Oval, 455 Main Street - Map It
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    The Worcester Common Oval located behind City Hall serves as a public gathering place throughout the year. The Oval hosts the popular "Out to Lunch" summer concert series and farmer's market. The Oval also offers public skating in the Winter months with skate rentals, concessions and special events.


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