Frederick Douglass

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Baltimore Sun
Doretha 'Dottie' Hector, West Baltimore funeral director, diesand Doretha Taylor, a homemaker and beautician. She attended the Robert Brown
Doretha 'Dottie' Hector, West Baltimore funeral director, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 hours ago
and Doretha Taylor, a homemaker and beautician. She attended the Robert Brown Elliott School and was a 1959 graduate of Frederick Douglass High School. In 1965 she earned a nursing diploma from Maryland General Hospital after she attended a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Adorable video sees babies dressed up as famous 'old' celebritiesphotos... Share this article Freedom! Some historical figures are also featur
Adorable video sees babies dressed up as famous 'old' celebrities
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
photos... Share this article Freedom! Some historical figures are also featured, like American abolitionist and author Frederick Douglass (above) Perfect match: The cultural icon was recognizable for the shock of grey through his proudly-worn... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
The Clean Cut: Babies dress up as famous 'old people' in a new YouTube videointroduced — tiny humans. A group of babies were dressed up as famous old peopl
The Clean Cut: Babies dress up as famous 'old people' in a new YouTube video
Great Bend Tribune / Posted yesterday
introduced — tiny humans. A group of babies were dressed up as famous old people, such as Bob Ross, Queen Elizabeth and Frederick Douglass. The other costumes the babies wore characterized Beethoven, Iris Apfel, Judge Ruth Bader Ginsberg and... Read more
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KECI Missoula
June 23He died of a heart ailment and pneumonia at age 62 on Aug. 25, 1956. 1888: At
June 23
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
He died of a heart ailment and pneumonia at age 62 on Aug. 25, 1956. 1888: At the Republican National Convention, Frederick Douglass becomes the first black person to have his name put forward for a presidential nomination, in a major... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Breyer book royalties top $100K in 2015Inc. published "The Court and the World" last year. Justice Clarence Thomas sa
Breyer book royalties top $100K in 2015
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
Inc. published "The Court and the World" last year. Justice Clarence Thomas said he received a bronze bust of abolitionist Frederick Douglass valued at $6,484 as a gift from Texas real estate developer Harlan Crow. The billionaire is a close friend... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Charles Pugh faces new legal troubles in 2003 sex caseon his appeal in April and agreed to pay the plaintiff the judgement. The case
Charles Pugh faces new legal troubles in 2003 sex case
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
on his appeal in April and agreed to pay the plaintiff the judgement. The case involved a former student from the all-male Frederick Douglass Academy who told jurors that Pugh sexually pursued him for months after meeting him in a mentorship... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Bloomin' on the Rock ready to ... rockthe footsteps of two enslaved girls from 1858. Jurgensen is raising money for
Bloomin' on the Rock ready to ... rock
SaukValley.com / Posted yesterday
the footsteps of two enslaved girls from 1858. Jurgensen is raising money for awareness of modern-day slavery and for the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives. Find Walk Forever Free on Facebook for more information. At 6 p.m., a Tuscan garden... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Regulation: Obama signs chemical safety overhaulfor the items purchased." The new rule goes into effect immediately. http://bi
Overnight Regulation: Obama signs chemical safety overhaul
The Hill / Posted yesterday
for the items purchased." The new rule goes into effect immediately. http://bit.ly/28MLCFW Supreme Court justices given Frederick Douglass bust, trips around the world http://bit.ly/28PobzE Southern lawmakers fight to keep USDA catfish... Read more
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The Hill
Supreme Court justices given Frederick Douglass bust, trips around the worldA bust of Frederick Douglass and trips around the world are among the items giv
Supreme Court justices given Frederick Douglass bust, trips around the world
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
A bust of Frederick Douglass and trips around the world are among the items given to Supreme Court justices in 2015, annual financial disclosures revealed Wednesday. The documents obtained by Fix the Court show that Justice Clarence Thomas received... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Supreme Court's Alito sells oil company shares, documents showon Wednesday showed. Justice Clarence Thomas received a bronze bust of 19th ce
Supreme Court's Alito sells oil company shares, documents show
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
on Wednesday showed. Justice Clarence Thomas received a bronze bust of 19th century slavery abolitionist and writer Frederick Douglass from a wealthy Dallas real estate developer, and other justices took expensive overseas trips during 2015,... Read more
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USA Today
Supreme Court justices juggle cases, conflictsSwitzerland and South Korea. Justice Clarence Thomas reported receiving a bron
Supreme Court justices juggle cases, conflicts
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
Switzerland and South Korea. Justice Clarence Thomas reported receiving a bronze bust of 19th century abolitionist Frederick Douglass valued at nearly $6,500 from Harlan Crow, a conservative philanthropist from Texas. Kagan reported a more... Read more
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Reuters
Supreme Court's Alito sells oil company shares, documents showon Wednesday showed. Justice Clarence Thomas received a bronze bust of 19th ce
Supreme Court's Alito sells oil company shares, documents show
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
on Wednesday showed. Justice Clarence Thomas received a bronze bust of 19th century slavery abolitionist and writer Frederick Douglass from a wealthy Dallas real estate developer, and other justices took expensive overseas trips during 2015,... Read more
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NBC News
Breyer, Roberts, Ginsburg Are Richest Supreme Court JusticesInc., her own political consulting firm. Thomas also received a gift worth $6,
Breyer, Roberts, Ginsburg Are Richest Supreme Court Justices
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
Inc., her own political consulting firm. Thomas also received a gift worth $6,500 — a bronze bust of abolitionist Frederick Douglass. This story is from the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative media... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US high court's Alito sells oil company shares, documents showon Wednesday showed. Justice Clarence Thomas received a bronze bust of 19th ce
US high court's Alito sells oil company shares, documents show
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
on Wednesday showed. Justice Clarence Thomas received a bronze bust of 19th century slavery abolitionist and writer Frederick Douglass from a wealthy Dallas real estate developer, and other justices took expensive overseas trips during 2015,... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Breyer book royalties top $100K in 2015Inc. published "The Court and the World" last year. Justice Clarence Thomas sa
Breyer book royalties top $100K in 2015
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
Inc. published "The Court and the World" last year. Justice Clarence Thomas said he received a bronze bust of abolitionist Frederick Douglass valued at $6,484 as a gift from Texas real estate developer Harlan Crow. The billionaire is a close friend... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Breyer book royalties top $100K in 2015Inc. published "The Court and the World" last year. Justice Clarence Thomas sa
Breyer book royalties top $100K in 2015
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 2 days ago
Inc. published "The Court and the World" last year. Justice Clarence Thomas said he received a bronze bust of abolitionist Frederick Douglass valued at $6,484 as a gift from Texas real estate developer Harlan Crow. The billionaire is a close friend... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Breyer book royalties top $100K in 2015of Tokyo in addition to having airfare, meals and lodging paid for. Thomas sai
Breyer book royalties top $100K in 2015
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
of Tokyo in addition to having airfare, meals and lodging paid for. Thomas said he received a bronze bust of abolitionist Frederick Douglass valued at $6,484 as a gift from Texas real estate developer Harlan Crow. The billionaire is a close friend... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Breyer book royalties top $100K in 2015Inc. published "The Court and the World" last year. Justice Clarence Thomas sa
Breyer book royalties top $100K in 2015
KXXV Waco / Posted 2 days ago
Inc. published "The Court and the World" last year. Justice Clarence Thomas said he received a bronze bust of abolitionist Frederick Douglass valued at $6,484 as a gift from Texas real estate developer Harlan Crow. The billionaire is a close friend... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Breyer book royalties top $100K in 2015Inc. published "The Court and the World" last year. Justice Clarence Thomas sa
Breyer book royalties top $100K in 2015
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 2 days ago
Inc. published "The Court and the World" last year. Justice Clarence Thomas said he received a bronze bust of abolitionist Frederick Douglass valued at $6,484 as a gift from Texas real estate developer Harlan Crow. The billionaire is a close friend... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The president America needs is at Purdueis dressed in overalls and looks like work." And movie pioneer Samuel Goldwyn:
The president America needs is at Purdue
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
is dressed in overalls and looks like work." And movie pioneer Samuel Goldwyn: "The harder I work, the luckier I get." And Frederick Douglass: "We may explain success mainly by one word and that word is work." And Daniels cited this anecdote about... Read more
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Deseret News
Babies dress up as famous 'old people' in a new YouTube videoon tiny animals doing tiny things. In the latest video uploaded by HelloDenize
Babies dress up as famous 'old people' in a new YouTube video
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
on tiny animals doing tiny things. In the latest video uploaded by HelloDenizen, new tiny creatures were introduced — tiny humans. A group of babies were dressed up as famous old people, such as Bob Ross, Queen Elizabeth and Frederick... Read more
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The Washington Times
Anacostia, D.C. poverty snapshotstaking a wait-and-see attitude, just as I did as a youngster growing up in Anac
Anacostia, D.C. poverty snapshots
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
taking a wait-and-see attitude, just as I did as a youngster growing up in Anacostia, when neighborhood kids would call Frederick Douglass’ historic home, Cedar Hill, the “ghost house” and we’d ride our Flexible Flyers in heavy snowfalls. We... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Nah: Crissle Says White Women's Children "Will Never Be Black"experience. Not only that, so many of the historical figures who we praise, who
Nah: Crissle Says White Women's Children "Will Never Be Black"
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 3 days ago
experience. Not only that, so many of the historical figures who we praise, who identified as Black, were also biracial. Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington, some of the wokest Black men of their time, some of the men who helped liberate... Read more
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NBC News
Amputee Dani Burt Is Surfing Her Way to Championship Titlesa process she says can make action sports more accessible for amputees. Among
Amputee Dani Burt Is Surfing Her Way to Championship Titles
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
a process she says can make action sports more accessible for amputees. Among the many tattoos that adorn her body is a Frederick Douglass quote — "If there is no struggle, there is no progress" — on her arm, written in Korean as an homage to... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Standing Firm for Reform at the American Psychological AssociationNo-Torture-No-Collaboration by Roy Eidelson Abolitionist and preacher Frederic
Standing Firm for Reform at the American Psychological Association
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
No-Torture-No-Collaboration by Roy Eidelson Abolitionist and preacher Frederick Douglass once warned, "Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never has and it never will." Feminist and civil rights activist Audre Lorde similarly advised, "The... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Purdue has the president America needsis dressed in overalls and looks like work." And movie pioneer Samuel Goldwyn:
Purdue has the president America needs
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
is dressed in overalls and looks like work." And movie pioneer Samuel Goldwyn: "The harder I work, the luckier I get." And Frederick Douglass: "We may explain success mainly by one word and that word is work." And Daniels cited this anecdote about... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Lincoln and his African-American connectionas an art form beginning with “Precious Lord” in the 1930s, Rose uses the art f
Lincoln and his African-American connection
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 5 days ago
as an art form beginning with “Precious Lord” in the 1930s, Rose uses the art form interchangeably with spirituals. Frederick Douglass, played in the opera by yours truly, represents Lincoln’s intellectual connection and is the narrator in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Happy Juneteenth!of gospel and folk songs and civil rights anthems bound together with the undyi
Happy Juneteenth!
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
of gospel and folk songs and civil rights anthems bound together with the undying words of lovers of freedom from Frederick Douglass to Martin Luther King Jr., from Wilberforce to Lincoln. In short, Juneteenth needs a book to go with the... Read more
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The Columbian
Will: Purdue has the president the U.S. needsis dressed in overalls and looks like work.” And movie pioneer Samuel Goldwyn:
Will: Purdue has the president the U.S. needs
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” And movie pioneer Samuel Goldwyn: “The harder I work, the luckier I get.” And Frederick Douglass: “We may explain success mainly by one word and that word is work.” And Daniels cited this anecdote about... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Hillary Clinton's rise earns place of honor in birthplace of US women's suffragesides.” On the second day of the convention, 100 of the nearly 300 attendees s
Hillary Clinton's rise earns place of honor in birthplace of US women's suffrage
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
sides.” On the second day of the convention, 100 of the nearly 300 attendees signed the document, including abolitionist Frederick Douglass. He wrote days later in his Rochester newspaper, The North Star, that the Declaration of Sentiments was... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Zerita J. Carter, activist and public schools educator, diesat Hendin's Hollywood Fashions, a women's clothing store, that was on Pennsylva
Zerita J. Carter, activist and public schools educator, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
at Hendin's Hollywood Fashions, a women's clothing store, that was on Pennsylvania Avenue." After graduating in 1951 from Frederick Douglass High School, she earned a bachelor's degree in 1955 from Morgan State University. After college, she... Read more
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New York Post
The presidential message that the nation needsis dressed in overalls and looks like work.” And movie pioneer Samuel Goldwyn:
The presidential message that the nation needs
New York Post / Posted 6 days ago
is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” And movie pioneer Samuel Goldwyn: “The harder I work, the luckier I get.” And Frederick Douglass: “We may explain success mainly by one word and that word is work.” And Daniels cited this anecdote about... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Wedded: LaToya Holmes and Norman Romney met while working as police officersthe movie," she said. Venue: One hundred and sixty guests attended the ceremon
Wedded: LaToya Holmes and Norman Romney met while working as police officers
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
the movie," she said. Venue: One hundred and sixty guests attended the ceremony and reception, which were held at the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park in Baltimore. Flowers and decor: Events With A Touch Of Class designed the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
From Ethiopian Solidarity to Palestinian Solidarity - Petitioning for an International Volunteer Armymore than could be imagined a short time ago. This should neither be underlined
From Ethiopian Solidarity to Palestinian Solidarity - Petitioning for an International Volunteer Army
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
more than could be imagined a short time ago. This should neither be underlined as to their credit. It is not simply as Frederick Douglass suggested, "power concedes nothing without demand." Rather, we are not dependent on the state to cultivate... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Will: Our government feasts on fatalismis dressed in overalls and looks like work.” And movie pioneer Samuel Goldwyn:
Will: Our government feasts on fatalism
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” And movie pioneer Samuel Goldwyn: “The harder I work, the luckier I get.” And Frederick Douglass: “We may explain success mainly by one word and that word is work.” And Daniels cited this anecdote about... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Purdue U. has the president America is yearning foris dressed in overalls and looks like work.” And movie pioneer Samuel Goldwyn:
Purdue U. has the president America is yearning for
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” And movie pioneer Samuel Goldwyn: “The harder I work, the luckier I get.” And Frederick Douglass: “We may explain success mainly by one word and that word is work.” And Daniels cited this anecdote about... Read more
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Raw Story
How will we remember black women on the anniversary of the Charleston shooting?of racial violence in U.S. history, the image most often invoked is that of the
How will we remember black women on the anniversary of the Charleston shooting?
Raw Story / Posted 8 days ago
of racial violence in U.S. history, the image most often invoked is that of the black male, from the slave narrative of Frederick Douglass, to images of lynching, to martyred civil rights era leaders like Medgar Evers and Martin Luther King Jr.,... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Man Shot In Front Of West Baltimore High SchoolBALTIMORE (WJZ) — A man was shot Wednesday in front of Frederick Douglass High
Man Shot In Front Of West Baltimore High School
CBS Baltimore / Posted 8 days ago
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A man was shot Wednesday in front of Frederick Douglass High School in West Baltimore. It happened around 7:30 p.m. in the Mondawmin neighborhood. Police tell our media partner, The Baltimore Sun, a 20-year-old man was sitting in... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Man shot outside Frederick Douglass High SchoolA 20-year-old man was shot in his forearm Wednesday evening in front of Frederi
Man shot outside Frederick Douglass High School
Baltimore Sun / Posted 8 days ago
A 20-year-old man was shot in his forearm Wednesday evening in front of Frederick Douglass High School in West Baltimore, police said. The man was shot while sitting in his car on the street in front of the school, police said. Someone drove up and... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Police ID Suspect In Attempted Robbery Outside Frederick Douglass HShigh school earlier this month. Back on June 3, police say Kyree Green attempt
Police ID Suspect In Attempted Robbery Outside Frederick Douglass HS
CBS Baltimore / Posted 9 days ago
high school earlier this month. Back on June 3, police say Kyree Green attempted to rob a 17-year-old student just outside Frederick Douglass High School. The victim fought back and was able to get away. “During this struggle, with the suspect’s... Read more
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Island Packet
Clementa Pinckney honored by Underground Railroad conferenceRev. Clementa C. Pinckney was posthumously honored with the Frederick Douglass
Clementa Pinckney honored by Underground Railroad conference
Island Packet / Posted 9 days ago
Rev. Clementa C. Pinckney was posthumously honored with the Frederick Douglass Underground Railroad Legacy Award at this year’s National Underground Railroad Conference on Hilton Head Island. The conference, convened by the National Park Service’s... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Nebraska man brings anti-trafficking cause through Jasper Countyon June 1. Jurgensen hopes to reach Chicago by July 2. The charity element of h
Nebraska man brings anti-trafficking cause through Jasper County
Newton Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
on June 1. Jurgensen hopes to reach Chicago by July 2. The charity element of his mission is to try and raise $25,000 for Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives through the walk’s website, found here: bit.ly/21iUBlt “When I first talked about the... Read more
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Black Press USA
Discover the Unexpected: Continuing the Legacy of Freedom’s Journal in 2016has always been its audacious courage to print and distribute the truth even in
Discover the Unexpected: Continuing the Legacy of Freedom’s Journal in 2016
Black Press USA / Posted 10 days ago
has always been its audacious courage to print and distribute the truth even in the face of injustice and inequality. Frederick Douglass said it best when he declared, “Freedom is a constant struggle.” Douglass was a writer, publisher, orator,... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Statue of Edsel and Eleanor Ford celebrates 100th wedding anniversarystatue. It has 40 years of experience making other historical bronze statues in
Statue of Edsel and Eleanor Ford celebrates 100th wedding anniversary
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 11 days ago
statue. It has 40 years of experience making other historical bronze statues including figures such as George Washington, Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson. "The finished piece is really quite stunning. You can see the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Sculptor reunites Edsel and Eleanor Ford in their mansion's gardenlifelike sculptures of historical figures including Thomas Jefferson, George Wa
Sculptor reunites Edsel and Eleanor Ford in their mansion's garden
Detroit Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
lifelike sculptures of historical figures including Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. The Ford statue was designed out of clay in New York, then cast in Phoenix before it... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
New Columbia? Washington DC sees new hope in fight for statehoodOther options include Anacostia or Potomac. Or how about Douglass Commonwealth
New Columbia? Washington DC sees new hope in fight for statehood
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 12 days ago
Other options include Anacostia or Potomac. Or how about Douglass Commonwealth – conveniently DC – after the abolitionist Frederick Douglass? The effort to gain statehood for Washington, District of Columbia, received a boost on Thursday when the... Read more
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Philly.com
Two activists with ties to Philadelphia1848. About 400 people gathered that summer - including her husband, James; her
Two activists with ties to Philadelphia
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
1848. About 400 people gathered that summer - including her husband, James; her protegee Stanton; and abolitionist orator Frederick Douglass - with the radical idea of full equality and citizenship for women. Douglass later wrote that he'd never... Read more
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The New Yorker
Hillary Clinton’s Closeupwas less a matter of political reality than it was the stuff of fantasy. With a
Hillary Clinton’s Closeup
The New Yorker / Posted 12 days ago
was less a matter of political reality than it was the stuff of fantasy. With apologies to anticipatory figures from Frederick Douglass to Jesse Jackson, a black President resided for decades in the realm of popular culture, a figment of the... Read more
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The Christian Post
5 Female Presidential Candidates That Preceded Hillary Clintonto become president due to her being under the age of 35 when she ran. "There
5 Female Presidential Candidates That Preceded Hillary Clinton
The Christian Post / Posted 14 days ago
to become president due to her being under the age of 35 when she ran. "There is some evidence that abolitionist Frederick Douglass ran as her running mate, but it is unclear how involved he really was in the campaign. No matter the case,... Read more
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The Advocate
Beaten by a Girl: Hillary's Victory and Bernie's Refusal to Back Downbefore her. There were the women and men of Seneca Falls, including suffragist
Beaten by a Girl: Hillary's Victory and Bernie's Refusal to Back Down
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
before her. There were the women and men of Seneca Falls, including suffragist Elizabeth Cady Stanton and abolitionist Frederick Douglass, who signed the Declaration of Sentiments in 1848, proclaiming that "all men and women are created equal."... Read more
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