From staff reports
PennWest-Clarion professor Joseph Croskey will commemorate the birthday of Frederick Douglass by delivering one of Douglass’ renowned speeches, “Progress Through Struggle,” at noon Wednesday via Zoom.
Croskey also is director of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education’s Frederick Douglass Institute.
The speech is part of PennWest’s Black History Month celebration. This year’s theme, “The Power of Community: Our Strength is in Our Unity,” highlights the importance of Black Americans and allies coming together.
For more information about Black History Month events on PennWest’s campuses, visit pennwest.edu/news/pennwest-black-history-month-2024.