EXCLUSIVE: The Descendants Of Frederick Douglass Are Still Carrying His Abolitionist Spirit


EXCLUSIVE: The Descendants Of Frederick Douglass Are Still Carrying His Abolitionist Spirit

As the nation and world commemorate the 200th birthday anniversary of Frederick Douglass, descendants of the famed abolitionist, statesman, orator and ambassador are preserving his historic legacy with new, 21st Century initiatives.
Nettie Washington Douglass of Atlanta and one of her sons’, Kenneth B. Morris, Jr. of California, are direct descendants of Douglass, as well as Booker T. Washington, the famed educator and founder of Tuskegee Institute. 

Wednesday afternoon, they traveled by car to Talbot County, Maryland, where Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, state and county tourism and elected officials, as well as various guests took part in a groundbreaking ceremony …

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