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Today in Black History: Frederick Douglass

Frederick Augustus Douglass was an American social reformer,orator, writer and statesman. After escaping from slavery, he became a leader of the abolitionist movement, gaining note for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writing. He stood as a living counter-example to slaveholders’ arguments that slaves did not have the intellectual capacity to function as independent American citizens. Many Northerners also found it hard to

 
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The 1852 Independence Day Speech of Frederick Douglass

“The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro”.  This is how Frederick Douglass titled his now renowned speech on  July 5, 1852. Frederick Douglass: a man who was once a slave and became a brilliant and powerful leader of the anti-slavery movement. On this day, in 1852, he was asked to speak on the celebration of

 
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