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Frederick Douglass’ “The Meaning of July Fourth

Almost a decade before the Civil War, Frederick Douglass was asked to speak at Rochester, New York’s Fourth of July celebration, (held on the fifth) in 1852. What the citizens, the white citizens, of Rochester heard was not what they … Continue reading

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“The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro”–Frederick Douglass

Almost a decade before the Civil War, Frederick Douglass was asked to speak at Rochester, New York’s Fourth of July celebration (held on the fifth) in 1852. What the citizens, the white citizens, of Rochester heard was not what they … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day

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