The brilliant artist James Pate was born in Birmingham, Alabama but raised in Cincinnati, Ohio where he attended the School for the Creative and Performing Arts. During his senior year he earned a scholarship to attend the Art Academy through the Corbett Award. Pate’s art education is mostly contributed to discipline, dedication, and consistent projects that refined his skills. Pate’s work has been exhibited in a number of select galleries and museums and is know for his idiosyncratic Techno-Cubism style fusing realism with spatial abstraction.
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, in collaboration with the Know Theatre of Cincinnati, will kick-off Women’s History Month with a production of We Will Rise: Selections from The Afghan Women’s Writing Project. This coming Saturday is International Women’s Day and the birth date of Harriet Tubman, therefore it’s very appropriate to have this production held for a limited run, March 7 and 8, in the Harri
The Frederick Douglass Story
The Children's Theater of Cincinnati presents a theatrical experience embodying the plight of Frederick Douglass. Douglass was a commanding orator and abolitionist. As a young man he educated himself in secret, but he would one day give advice to presidents. Douglass is one of the most respected leaders in our country's history because he did not just speak about his ideals...he lived them.
Join us in the Harriet Tubman Theater Feb.1, for two amazing performances of The Frederick Douglass Story.
MLK Coalition, Freedom Center Host 39th Annual King Legacy Breakfast
Six Legacy Award winners will be honored Jan. 20 at 8 a.m.
Volunteer with the Freedom Center!
[Photo Caption:] A school group on a tour listens to one of our historical interpreters.
Honoring Heroes of Military Service
Valuing personal freedom for everyone, abolitionists truly believed that “All men are created equal.” They fought fiercely to end the institution of slavery, and through the cooperation of many, American slavery was abolished in 1865. One of the most important tools of the Abolitionist Movement was the printed word. Beginning in the 1830s, anti-slavery advocates printed countless numbers of newspapers, pamphlets and books that challenged the slave system.