Chautauqua 2018: Seeking Justice, with Thurgood MarshallName: Chautauqua 2018: Seeking Justice, with Thurgood MarshallDate: July 11, 2018Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDTEvent Description:
This summer, join Maryland Humanities at its 24th annual Chautauqua living history series, with three performances at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. The theme of Chautauqua 2018 is “Seeking Justice.”
Thurgood Marshall was a civil rights activist from Baltimore who broke barriers as the lead NAACP attorney in Brown v. Board of Education and as the first African American Supreme Court Justice. He will be portrayed by Brian Anthony Wilson, a film and television actor and producer who will perform a scene from the play Thurgood by George Stevens, Jr., followed by a dialogue with Lenneal Henderson. Henderson is an internationally recognized scholar who brought Marshall to life in the 2010 Maryland Humanities Chautauqua tour.
All performances will begin at 7 p.m. and will be held outdoors. Please bring a folding chair. In case of severe weather, program will be held in the Steamboat Building auditorium.