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)

Panelists include:

  • 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 to 3:30pm

Virtual Event
Topic

Educational

Audience

18+, 21+, Young Adult, Family Friendly

Price

Free

Weekend Event

No

Website

https://www.montgomeryparks.org/event...

Cost

Free event, but pre-registration is required

Group
Montgomery Parks
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