The Frederick Douglass Speaking Tour

Nathan Richardson as Frederick Douglass

Watch History Come Alive!


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Presented in  cooperation with  the LWV of Dare County in Celebration of the League of Women Voters 100th Anniversary

Co-sponsored by: Dare Minority Coalition, Pea Island Preservation Society, Inc. and Freedmen's Colony of Roanoke Island

The Frederick Douglass Speaking Tour - is now entering it's 5th season and growing in content and popularity across the United States. Poet, Author and Spoken Word Performer Nathan M. Richardson captures completely the physical and spiritual essence of the great writer, orator and abolitionist Frederick Douglass.

A living history performance in which he captures completely the physical and spiritual essence of the former slave, writer, orator and abolitionist Frederick Douglass. A short list of Nathan's other affiliations include the Suffolk Arts League, the Poetry Society of Virginia, Young Audiences of Virginia, 1st Amendment / 1st Vote, and the Association of Native & African History Professionals.

"Terrifically moving performance!" ~ Traycie West Pinkoski / "I can't stop talking about how great this was!" ~ Sarah Sherman-VanDeventer / "Seeing him engage with the history and the audience was simply amazing. It was quite a privilege to witness history come alive." ~ Heather Barlow

"If any of my friends ever have the opportunity to go hear Nathan Richardson do his reenactment of Frederick Douglass, GO!!!! It was GREAT enjoyed every second and cannot wait for the next one."  ~ Stormy Butts (Audience member Perquimans Library, NC)


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