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Enjoy a powerful performance by 11-year-old spoken word performer Elijah Coles-Brown

Posted at 1:01 PM, Jun 18, 2015

RICHMOND, Va - 11-year-old Spoken Word Prodigy Elijah Coles-Brown delighted us with his powerful oratory skills when he recited “An Appeal to the British People” by Frederick Douglass.  Elijah is one of the featured guest speakers taking part in Elegba Folklore Society’s Juneteenth 2015: A Freedom Celebration. Elijah’s presentation takes place on Saturday, June 20th at 6pm at Manchester Dock.  He has also been selected to portray Frederick Douglass on Tuesday, June 23rd at 6pm for the 150th National Day of Freedom event held at the Governor’s Mansion. For more information visit www.efsinc.org.  Visit Elijah’s website at www.dreamersimagine.com.