Morris's grandfather was Frederick Douglass, III, who was the son of Joseph Douglass, the violinist, who was son of Charles Douglass, a Civil War veteran of the Massachusetts 54th Infantry and 5th Cavalr, who was son of Himself, Frederick Douglass. His grandmother, by the way, was granddaughter of Booker T. Washington. (You can find a family tree here: http://www.fdfi.org/aboutus.html --or, you know, in the appendix of Women in the World of Frederick Douglass.) Morris himself carries on the work of Douglass through the Frederick Douglass Family Initiative, raising awareness about modern day human trafficking.
Eleanor H. Norton and Kenneth B. Morris, Jr.,
will lead the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission.
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