Douglass Day Event

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February 14 9:00 AM

Multicultural Center (MCC) Multiuse Room and Kitchen
516 High St
Bellingham, WA 98225
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Free to Attend

Time: 9:00 AM

WWU is participating in the Black-led celebration of Frederick Douglass’ birthday by hosting Douglass Day, an event of commemoration and collective action. This year’s Douglass Day features will include a streaming live broadcast with talks on the legacies of Douglass and Shadd, a birthday cake celebration with cake decorating a raffle, and most importantly, a transcribe-a-thon where you can help provide access to the paper of Mary Ann Shadd Cary. Sponsored by; The Black Student Coalition, WWU National Society of Black Engineers, English Department, History Department, Western Libraries, Center for Canadian-American Studies, Global Humanities and Religions Department, Political Science Department, Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program, Fairhaven College, Whatcom CARE, The Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity.