Sunday, June 7, 2015

Frederick Douglass in the News

"'Mount Misery': Frederick Douglass Confronts Donald Rumsfeld," from the Daily Beast, review of a play in which Douglass meets Rumsfeld. Rumsfeld, you know, owns the property where Edward Covey, the slave breaker in Douglass' Narrative, once lived.

"Famed Abolitionist Frederick Douglass 'Visits' Darlington During Annual Community Celebration," from the New Castle News (Pennsylvania).

"New York City's Juneteenth: Remembering Frederick Douglass's Eulogy to Abraham Lincoln at a Pivotal Moment in the City's Racial History," from the New York Daily News. (Yes, Texans, Juneteenth is celebrated everywhere.)

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