Cincinnati Reds Game: #NURFCPres Dr. Newsome throws first pitch

Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

6 p.m. - Cincinnati Reds Game (7:10 p.m. Game)

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center invites the Cincinnati community to join Freedom Center President Dr. Clarence G. Newsome, at the Cincinnati Reds Game against the Atlanta Braves as he throws at the ceremonial first pitch to celebrate the 10thAnniversary of the Freedom Center.  Click here for Reds ticket information.

Maya Angelou's Great Legacy

“Hold those things that tell your history and protect them. During slavery, who was able to read or write or keep anything? The ability to have somebody to tell your story to is so important. It says: 'I was here. I may be sold tomorrow. But you know I was here.'”  

 —Maya Angelou

Those words, spoken by Maya Angelou, help inform the everyday activities here at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Those words take on a greater significance today with news of the passing of this extraordinary writer and poet.


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