Abolitionist’s descendant to appear at exhibit
2/6/2014, 6 a.m.
A special exhibit celebrating abolitionist Frederick Douglass and his contributions to America’s triumph over slavery and inhumanity will be on display on Feb. 14 at the Stonecrest Library in Lithonia.
“The Liberated Life and Turbulent Times of Frederick Douglass” takes place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Former Atlanta Hawks player Mike “Stinger” Glenn will share exhibit items from his private collection, which includes first edition and rare books, newspapers and other documents that illuminate Douglass’ America.
The event includes a special performance about the life of Douglass by the internationally acclaimed performer “The Spirit of Frederick Douglass.”
Nettie Washington Douglass, great-great-granddaughter of Frederick Douglass and chair of the Frederick Douglass Family Foundation, will be a special guest.
The Stonecrest Library is at 3123 Klondike Road. For more information, visit www.dekalblibrary.org or call 770-482-3828.