DC Celebrates Frederick Douglass | Afro

DC Celebrates Frederick Douglass | Afro

While Frederick Douglass, the iconic 19th century civil rights leader, can claim such locales as the Eastern Shore, Baltimore, Bedford, Mass., and Rochester, N.Y., it is the District of Columbia where he made his greatest contributions as a free man and District residents are proud of that.

“Frederick Douglass was a free accomplished African American,” Darryl Ross told the AFRO. “He set an example for the rest of us in his time and the present day.”

A photo taken of Frederick Douglass’s house, Cedar Hill, in Anacostia, featuring an unknown male figure who is likely one of his …

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