The Orange County Arts Commission, in partnership with The ArtsCenter, presents the Frederick Douglass Speaking Tour Thursday, March 8, at 7pm at The ArtsCenter. The event is free and open to the public. Adults and children middle school age and over are encouraged to attend.
Poet, author, and spoke word performer Nathan Richardson embodies Douglass, speaking about his life, reading from Douglass’ writings, and hosting a Question & Answer session with the audience.
Nathan M. Richardson is an accomplished performance poet and published author. His published collections are “Likeness of Being” and “Twenty-one Imaginary T-shirts.” He has also contributed to the following anthologies; The Poets Domain, The Cupola, The Channel Marker & Skipping Stones. Nathan teaches a variety of workshops for emerging writers and is the Head Coach of the Hampton Roads Youth Poets a division of the youth empowerment organization – Teens with a Purpose.
Richardson will also be performing for Orange County middle and high school students later in March.