Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion presents Tea with Frederick Douglass starring Maurice Tucker as Frederick Douglass. Enjoy this compelling performance from the comfort of your home. CLICK HERE
In 1844, at the age of 26, Frederick Douglass was invited by abolitionists to speak on the lawn of Independence Hall. Douglass had a natural connection with Philadelphia as this was the first Northern city he came to upon his escape. It is a testament to Douglass’ courage that he came to Philadelphia, so close to his old master’s state of Maryland, to give this speech.
Starring Maurice Tucker as Frederick Douglass
Written and directed by Shav’on Smith
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