y5 day 23 | Frederick


Yesterday, the holiday morning was spent hearing Frederick Douglas’s July 5, 1852 speech re-enacted at his DC home. Douglas was addressing the Rochester Ladies Antislavery Society, in Rochester, New York

Actor James Earl Jones reads “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro” during a performance of historian Howard Zinn’s acclaimed book, “Voices of a People’s History of the United States.”


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