Frederick Douglass Statue To Represent District at U.S. Capitol - As Douglass Descendants Continue Fight To End Slavery
Amongst the members of Congress, historians, popular personalities and national press, the descendants of Frederick Douglass will be in attendance during the unveiling ceremony. Nettie Washington Douglass is the Abolitionist’s great great granddaughter as well as the great granddaughter of Tuskegee University Founder and renown educator, Booker T. Washington. She is Chairwoman of Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives (FDFI), an Atlanta-based, non-profit organization dedicated to ending the many forms of slavery that still survive in the world today.
“We are so proud that the Congress of the United States has chosen to honor Frederick Douglass in this way,” said Ms. Douglass. “We especially want to thank Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton of the District of Columbia for her outstanding work on making it a reality.” Read in Full >>
Family Health Fair from Infancy to Elderly on Saturday, July 22, 2012 from 10:00 – 4:00 at the Druid Heights Community Ctr.
: The Druid Heights Community Development Corporation, residents of the Fr. Charles R. Uncles Senior Plaza and Druid Heights invite you to join us for a Family Health Fair from Infancy to Elderly on Saturday, July 22, 2012 from
10:00 – 4:00 at the Druid Heights Community Center – 2140 McCulloh Street @ Gold Street.
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