Public figures and private citizens have inspired change and shaped events with their words. The "Our Words, Our Power" workshop series examines inspiring speeches that impacted our world. A Ford's Theatre Teaching Artist will perform the speech, followed by an audience discussion co-facilitated by a National Oratory Master Fellow. We will also discuss how we can use our words effectively to shape our world.
Speech Title: What to the Slave is the Fourth of July? (Abridged)
Author: Frederick Douglass
Speech Performer: Ashley Buster, Ford's Theatre Teaching Artist
Co-Facilitator: Giani Clarkson, National Oratory Master Fellow