“What to the Slave is 4th of July?”: James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglass’s Historic Speech

In a Fourth of July holiday special, we hear the words of Frederick Douglass. Born into slavery around 1818, Douglass became a key leader of the abolitionist movement. On July 5, 1852, in Rochester, New York, he gave one of his most famous speeches, “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro.” He was addressingContinue reading ““What to the Slave is 4th of July?”: James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglass’s Historic Speech”

Let’s talk about the reaction to Juneteenth – Beau of the Fifth Column

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