Trump Signs Bill Honoring Frederick Douglass

Trump signs bill honoring Frederick Douglass

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The law would honor Douglass’ life with events and programs next year
“Frederick Douglass is an example of somebody who’s done an amazing job and is being recognized more and more, I notice,” Trump said in February

The law commends the 19th Century abolitionist leader for a life dedicated to fighting injustice, and states, “all Americans could benefit from studying the life of Frederick Douglass, for Douglass dedicated his own life to ensuring freedom and equality for future generations of Americans.”

It sets up a commission to execute programs to honor Douglass next year, marking the bicentennial of …

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