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Let's Read Together and Discuss

Let's Read Together and Discuss

Join Us for a Meaningful Journey: Exploring Frederick Douglass "What, to the Slave, is the Fourth of July" Speech


Welcome to an enriching opportunity to delve into the timeless words of Frederick Douglass, a prominent figure in the fight against slavery and for civil rights. Join us as we explore his seminal speech, "What, to the Slave, is the Fourth of July," and draw parallels to the contemporary world. πŸ“œπŸŒ

Event Details:

  • Date: JuneTeenth πŸ—“οΈ
  • Location: Online πŸ’» Zoom link and reminders will be sent to those who registered for the event
  • Hosted by: Jookender in collaboration with 🀝
  • Community Hours: High school students will earn 10 community service hours for participation. πŸ•’ We will be checking attendance a few times during the meeting to ensure your participation and commitment to earn 10 Community Hours.

About the Project: This project is not just for high school students; it's an invitation for our entire community to engage in meaningful dialogue and take a step towards Tikkun Olam, the Jewish concept of repairing the world. By examining Douglass' powerful words and relating them to today's world, we aim to foster understanding, empathy, and positive change. Explore how the themes and struggles Douglass addressed in the 19th century still resonate today. 🌟

Why Join Us?

  • Educational Opportunity: Gain insight into historical struggles and their relevance today. πŸ“š
  • Community Engagement: Connect with like-minded individuals committed to making a difference. πŸ‘₯
  • Tikkun Olam: Contribute to the collective effort of repairing and improving our world. 🌍

How to Participate:

  • Register for the event below. πŸ–ŠοΈ
  • Read Frederick Douglass' speech prior to the event. πŸ“–
  • Come prepared to engage in thought-provoking discussions and activities. πŸ’¬
  • Share your insights and perspectives with the community. πŸ—£οΈ

About Frederick Douglass' Speech:

In his speech delivered on July 5, 1852, Douglass eloquently challenges the hypocrisy of celebrating freedom and independence while millions remained enslaved. His words resonate across generations, prompting reflection on issues of justice, equality, and human rights. Explore the parallels between Douglass' time and today's world, and consider how his message applies to contemporary struggles for justice and equality. πŸ—£οΈπŸ””

Join Us in Making a Difference:

Together, let's honor the legacy of Frederick Douglass and take a meaningful step towards building a more just and equitable society. Join us on JuneTeenth and become an active participant in our journey towards positive change. 🌟

Ready to Join Us?

Don't miss out on this opportunity to be a part of something meaningful. Register now and mark your calendars for a transformative experience on JuneTeenth. πŸ“…πŸŒŸ

Join us in shaping a brighter future for generations to come. We look forward to seeing you there! 🌟🌈

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