The Lives of Susan B. Anthony and Fredrick Douglass

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn about the remarkable lives of Susan B. Anthony and Fredrick Douglass.  Dr. Eric R. Jackson will be joining us from Northern Kentucky University’s Department of History and Geography.


Fredrick Douglass- An enslaved man who escaped slavery and became a prominent author, abolitionist, activist, and statesman.

Susan B. Anthony-A leading figure in the women’s suffrage movement as well as a a teacher, lecturer, and abolitionist.


Dr. Eric R. Jackson

With almost twenty-five years of academic experience at the university level, Dr. Jackson teaches in the fields of American and African American History/Studies, Race Relations, and Peace Studies. He has over fifty publications, including in journals such as Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies, the Journal of African American History, and the International Journal of World Peace. Dr. Jackson recently received two awards for his community outreach work: the Goodwill Ambassador for the Golden Rule Award (2016) and the Second International World Civility Award from IChange Nations (2017).

You may also recognize Dr. Jackson as a regular “Food For Thought” lecturer!

Art and Education

For an artistic take on the story of Susan B. Anthony and Fredrick Douglass, join us for Library Night at Falcon Theater on March 19.


Meeting Room:   Newport - Presidents Room Lower Level

Newport Branch

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