Friday, Jun. 27, 2008

Selected Addresses of Frederick Douglass

by Frederick Douglass

Included in this anthology is abolitionist Frederick Douglass' speech, "The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro" — perhaps one of the best articulations of the African-American struggle to embrace patriotism in a country that has not always fully embrace them as a people.

— by Marti Covington, James Downie and Maya Curry / Washington