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Ilene Evans portrayal of Coralie Franklin Cook – CANCELED

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

FREE
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Storyteller Ilene Evans will play Coralie Franklin Cook. Born into slavery, Mrs. Cook was educated at Storer College in Harpers Ferry and went on to become an educator, suffragist, and civil rights activist. Cook taught elocution at Howard University and was on the Board of Education in Washington, D.C.  Ms. Evans is an adjunct professor of communication at Fairmont State University and the artistic director of Voices from the Earth, a non-profit theatre company that tells the stories of underrepresented people.

 

Details

Date:
April 6
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
FREE
Event Tags:
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Website:
https://www.fairmontstate.edu/

Venue

Frank & Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center
Squibb Wilson Blvd, 1201 Locust Ave.
Fairmont, 26554 United States
Phone:
304-367-4403
Website:
https://www.fairmontstate.edu/folklife/

Organizer

Dr. Fran Kirk
Phone:
(304) 367-4232
Email:
Francene.Kirk@fairmontstate.edu
Website:
https://www.fairmontstate.edu/