Celebrating the 200th birthday of Frederick Douglass

Senator Billy Lawless narrates as part of  2018 Old St. Patrick’s Church Siamsa na  nGael at the Symphony Centre, Chicago,
March 6th 2018 celebrating the 200th birthday of Frederick Douglass

Billy will be joining Siamsa na nGael as one of the narrators for this years’ program “How Does It Feel To Be Free : The Voices of Today Call Out  To The Liberators Of The Past: Daniel O’Connell and Frederick Douglass”

The programme will be looking at the friendship between Daniel  “The Liberator” O’Connell and Frederick “The Black Liberator” Douglass, whose 200th birthday is celebrated this year.

It will be a celebration of the relationship between the Irish and the African American, through music and dance; and a call to action on behalf of the 40 million slaves in the world today.

Siamsa nGael March 18