July 4, 2020

A special performance

Jahzeer Terrell

What to the Slave is the Fourth of July? (Frederick Douglass, 1852)

Saturday, July 4, 2020, 2pm

Free to all. Bring a lawn chair if you wish.

Performance to be held in the Upper Burying Ground. Masks and social distancing will be required of all attendees. City of Philadelphia guidelines specify a maximum of 50 people allowed.

This performance will be recorded. View program.

Site open 1pm-3pm.

Jahzeer Terrell is a Philadelphia-based actor. He has performed as the narrator James Smith in Liberty to Go to See (Cliveden) and most recently as Ned Alleyn in Shakespeare in Love (People's Light).



Frederick Douglas, ca. 1847-1852


(New England Historical Society)

Learn more about Douglass and this speech:

National Museum of African American History & Culture