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November 16, 6:30 p.m.
Philander Smith College
Myer Titus Academic Center, Suite 107
900 W. Daisy L. Gatson Bates Dr.
Little Rock, AR 72202
BECOMING FREDERICK DOUGLASS explores the inspiring story of how a man born into slavery transformed himself into one of the most prominent statesmen and influential voices for democracy in American history. Using his writings, images and words to follow his rise to prominence against all odds, the film is rooted in the singular truth of Douglass’s life: his insistence on controlling his own narrative and his lifelong determined pursuit of the right to freedom and complete equality for African Americans.