American INSIGHT's 2021 Free Speech Award Ceremony
Hosted by West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Featuring a conversation with Nettie Washington Douglass and Paul Oakley Stovall moderated by Karen Curry, followed by announcement and screening of the winning film and interview with the filmmaker.

Nettie Washington Douglass is the great-great-granddaughter of Frederick Douglass and the great-granddaughter of Booker T. Washington. She is the cofounder and chairwoman of the Frederick Douglass Family Initiative, an organization that promotes racial equity and social justice.

Paul Oakley Stovall is currently playing George Washington in the national tour of Hamilton. He is working on a song cycle about Frederick Douglass's experience in Ireland and has collaborated with the Irish Institute for Music and Song.

  • Saturday, October 9, 2021
  • 3-5 PM
  • Theater in Sykes Student Union
  • 110 W. Rosedale Ave.
  • West Chester University

Parking available in K Lot behind Sykes.

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Tickets are FREE, but advance reservations are required.

Masks are required in Sykes Student Union.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Hyoejin Yoon.

  • K. Hyoejin Yoon, Ph.D.
  • "hay-jin" she/her/hers
  • Senior Associate Dean
  • College of Arts and Humanities
  • Dean's Office, Main Hall, Suite 144
  • 610-436-4977 |
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