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Meet Phillis Wheatley
Live Performance

Phillis Wheatley portrait on vintage engraving on paper.

Saturday, February 10, 2024

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Price: Free

Stoutsburg Sourland
African American Museum

189 Hollow Road
Skillman, NJ 08558
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Organizer:
Stoutsburg Sourland
African American Museum

Event Description

Get ready for an unforgettable performance by Dr. Daisy Century, showcasing the inspiring journey of Phillis Wheatley, the 18th-century poet who overcame slavery to become the first African American woman to publish poetry. 

Register now as space is limited.

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Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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