Black History Month Panel Discussion & Musical Performance
Howard University’s Debbie Jarvis emcees an afternoon of events celebrating Josiah Henson and the future Josiah Henson Museum & Park.
A musical performance by the Washington Revels Jubilee Voices and remarks by Dr. Mary Elliott set the stage for a panel discussion with leading experts on Henson’s legacy.
- Host emcee – Debbie Jarvis, Sr. Vice President of Corporate Relations, Howard University
- Musical performance – Washington Revels Jubilee Voices (Troupe of 19th century period African American reenactors)
- Remarks – Dr. Mary Elliott, Curator, National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC), DC
- Musical performance – Washington Revels Jubilee Voices (Troupe of 19th century period African American reenactors
- Panel Discussion: “Josiah Henson: Celebrating His Legacy” (S. Spicer, moderator)
- Spencer Crew, George Mason University, DC
- Briann Greenfield, Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, CT
- Vedet Coleman, Assoc. of African American Museums, DC
- Omar Eaton-Martinez, PGParks
The panel discussion will be about 30 – 40 mins of the 90 mins virtual program.
Thursday, February 25 at 2:00pm