Thursday, February 2, 2023 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST
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Colleen Kenyon, Manager of Education Services 
WSBE Rhode Island PBS 
401-222-3636 x402 


invite you to join us for a screening and discussion of

Becoming Frederick Douglass

at the historic Congdon Street Baptist Church, 

17 Congdon Street, Providence, RI 02906

on Thursday, February 2 at 6:00 pm.



**Please note: We are only taking virtual registration as we have hit out maximum capacity for in-person.


6:00pm: Reception with light fare

6:30pm: Welcomes:

-David Piccerelli, Rhode Island PBS

-Deacon Dennis Price, Congdon Street Baptist Church

-Ray Rickman, Stages of Freedom


-Performance: What To Me Is the Fourth of July? by Marlon Carey

-Video Screenings:

-Becoming Frederick Douglass preview

-Rhode Island PBS Weekly: First Steps to Freedom

-Stages of Freedom: Frederick Douglass in Rhode Island

7:30pm: Discussion:

-Lee Blake, New Bedford Historical Society, in conversation with Robb Dimmick, Stages of Freedom

This will be a hybrid event with options to attend in-person or via Zoom link.

Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom and Becoming Frederick Douglass are co-productions of Firelight Films and Maryland Public Television with an appropriation from the State of Maryland. These programs are also made possible by Bowie State University, DIRECTV, and Pfizer Inc.