AN ALTERNATIVE 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION
The Oakland Public Conservatory of Music in collaboration with UpSurge!JazzPoetry present an evening of music, food, and theater inspired by Frederick Douglass' speech illuminating the hypocrisy of a nation celebrating freedom and independence while millions of Africans were enslaved.
Commemorating Frederick Douglassâ Independence Day Speech
at the Rochester Ladiesâ Anti-Slavery Society, 1852
Music by UpSurge! JazzPoetry Ensemble and the Count Basie Tribute Orchestra. Michael Lange and James Brooks reading excerpts from the speech.
Oakland Public Conservatory of Music
1616 Franklin Street at 17th Street in downtown Oakland
Oakland, CA 94612
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