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The Christianity of Frederick Douglass

By | February 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

“I love the religion of our blessed Savior. …” (My Bondage and My Freedom) Frederick Douglass is a seminal figure of American history. His writing and oratory skill has etched his name into the annals of the all-time great communicators. While Douglass is arguably the most important black leader of 19th century American history due to [...]

Black History Month Spotlight: Frederick Douglass

By | February 7th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

"A Narrative of the Life, Bondage, and Freedom of Frederick Douglass" In Talbot County, Maryland was born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey around the year 1818. His heritage would become one of the sticking points of his life for biographers, contemporaries, and Douglass himself. He knew his mother’s name was Harriet Bailey but was raised primarily by [...]