Monthly Archives: July 2020

  • VIDEO: Frederick Douglass’ Descendants Deliver His ‘Fourth Of July’ Speech

    Posted on July 15, 2020 by Arlette Rodriguez-Miller in Updates.

    The U.S. celebrates this Independence Day amid nationwide protests and calls for systemic reforms. In this short film, five young descendants of Frederick Douglass read and respond to excerpts of his famous speech, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” which asks all Americans to consider the country’s long history of denying equal rights to Black people.

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