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Thursday, February 21 • 2:15pm - 3:45pm
History, Human Rights and the Power of One

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Take a living history journey with a direct descendant of two of America's most influential heroes. Kenneth B. Morris, Jr. is the great-great-great-grandson of Frederick Douglass and the great-great-grandson of Booker T. Washington. Ken will give a dynamic presentation about the history of his famous family, the pressure he felt growing up in the shadow of his esteemed ancestors, and his work today fighting against modern slavery as President of Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives (FDFI). He will also share information about FDFI's latest project promoting equity, literacy, and civic engagement called One Million Abolitionists.


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Kenneth Morris

Co-Founder & President, Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives
Mr. Morris descends from two of the most influential names in American history: he is the great-great-great grandson of Frederick Douglass and the great-great-grandson of Booker T. Washington. His mother, Nettie Washington Douglass, is the daughter of Nettie Hancock Washington (granddaughter... Read More →


Thursday February 21, 2019 2:15pm - 3:45pm
Grand Ballroom

Attendees (43)