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Read The Best July Fourth Oration Ever Given
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Read The Best July Fourth Oration Ever Given

In 1852, the abolitionist Frederick Douglass delivered what could be considered the best July Fourth oration ever given. In an address to the Ladies Anti-Slavery Society of Rochester, New York, he heralded the great strides America had made up to ... Huffington Post, 9 hours ago

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How progressives talk about July 4 and our national history

I always enjoy reading Meteor Blades' post about July 4, which centers on Frederick Douglass's iconic speech , "The Meaning of July 4th for the Negro," delivered in Rochester, New York, in 1852. The speech described the alienation slaves and African ...
 Daily Kos10 hours ago James Earl Jones and Frederick Douglass remind us July 4th isn't everyone's Independence Day  Fnews.com10 hours ago Frederick Douglass on Liberty, Slavery, and the Fourth of July  Fnews.com12 hours ago Video: What to the Slave is 4th of July?: James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglass Historic Speech  RINF.com1 day ago
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The Best Fourth of July Speech in American History

This Fourth of July—and fifth!—remember Frederick Douglass's cry for freedom. Image curtesy of Everett Historical/Shutterstock The most remarkable Independence Day oration in American history was not given on the Fourth of July. And it is ...
 Slate Magazine2 days ago Frederick Douglass and the Fourth of July  Noodls3 days ago
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Prince George's County, Md., police confirm a student has been stabbed inside Frederick Douglass High School; student in serious condition - @fox5newsdc

Source: Wochit News - 4 days ago Unicyclist in Hospital After Collision in London 00:48 A unicyclist is in a serious condition in hospital after a collision with a bus in east London. The accident happened on Thursday just before 6pm and involved ...
 NewsR.in1 month ago 2 students injured in stabbing at Frederick Douglass High in Md.  Capital Bay1 month ago Atlanta Students Aim For The Stars With Rocket-Building Class  WABE1 month ago 2 students injured in stabbing at Maryland high school  FOXNews.com1 month ago

Federal Officials Pledge To Do More To Support Baltimore Youth

Federal officials visited students at Baltimore's Frederick Douglass High School on Wednesday and pledged to help support the teens' futures. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Labor Secretary Thomas Perez spent the day listening to students' ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago

Biscayne Bay Kiwanis Club sponsors swimming lessons for 50 children in Overtown

At 1:45pm on Wednesday afternoon, a troupe dressed in blue polo shirts ambled out from Frederick R. Douglass Elementary, across Northwest 12th Street, to the pool facility at Gibson Park in Overtown. They had just come from an hour-long book reading ...
 Miami Herald1 month ago

Labor launches Forward Baltimore to register 10,000 voters

BALTIMORE - Frederick Douglass high school students were arrested during the early protests against the police killing of Freddie Gray here so it was with particular symbolism that the A. Philip Randolph Institute and the AFL-CIO chose this site to ...
 People's World1 month ago Baltimore's new plantations: Race, police and how little things have changed since Frederick Douglass  Salon2 months ago

Wanted to become an architect, then a basketball player: Obama

Sitting in front of a mural of abolitionist Frederick Douglass, U.S. President Barack Obama visits Anacostia Library to participate in a live "virtual field trip" with middle school students in Washington. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters In a free-wheeling interaction with kids, United States President Barack Obama on Thursday said he first wanted to be an architect and then a basketball player before becoming interested in politics. In a 40-minute interaction with students at a library, ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Loretta Lynch Formally Sworn In on Frederick Douglass's Bible

 Fnews.com2 weeks ago Attorney General Loretta Lynch uses Frederick Douglass's Bible for swearing-in ceremony  Fnews.com2 weeks ago Attorney General Lorretta Lynch sworn in using Frederick Douglass' Bible  Fnews.com2 weeks ago Loretta Lynch sworn in using Frederick Douglass's bible.  Daily Kos2 weeks ago

Babson College Professor Offers Historical Context To Recent Protests

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson College History Professor Frederick Douglass Opie offers new insights into the causes and results of 20th century social movements in his recent book - Upsetting the Apple Cart - Black-Latino Coalitions in New York ...
 Reliance Trust1 month ago
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