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What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?

Frederick Douglass’ Question to America, in 1852, Matters Today  In this era of Black Lives Matter, it is instructive to look back at a time when Black lives were of no matter at all — except as tools for profit.Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey Douglass, born into enslavement in 1818 in Maryland, escaped and became a […]Read More