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CATEGORY: Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass’s Emotional Meeting With His Former Slave Master
February 13, 2018

They cried. They reminisced. The master told Douglass he would have run away, too. Read More

Frederick Douglass at 200: Still Bringing the Thunder
February 10, 2018

Keeping America focused on hard truths, he believed, is necessary to a strong democracy. Read More

Frederick Douglass Escapes Slavery
September 3, 2013

Over 175 years after the escape of Frederick Douglass from slavery, look back at how the famed abolitionist became a free man. Read More

7 Newspaper Publishers Who Knew a Good Story When They Saw One
October 5, 2012

As journalists mourn the death of former New York Times publisher Arthur O. Sulzberger, explore the lives of seven influential media moguls. Read More