March 14, 1935 Richard Berry Harrison, actor, teacher, and lecturer, died. Harrison was born September 28, 1864 in London, Ontario, Canada, the son of formerly enslaved parents who had escaped to Canada via the Underground Railroad. As a young man, Harrison moved to Detroit, Michigan and began dramatic studies at the Detroit Training School of […]
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By Chimsima Zuhri on March 14, 2012 in Acting, African American History, Education, March
Tags: Broadway, Detroit Training School of Dramatic Arts, educator, Howard University, lecturer, Lincoln University, NAACP, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical College, Spingarn Medal, teacher, Underground Railroad
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