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Frederick Douglass went on to become many things – abolitionist, autobiographer, essayist, diplomat, orator, political theorist, editor, publisher and social reformer.
Several cities across the nation are exploring, and even implementing, municipal reparations for the descendants of enslaved Africans. Reading may be the next to take on the effort.
Formerly enslaved people made an impact at Dickinson College. The school is now honoring their names
After research into the college’s ties to slavery, a residence hall and a gate will be renamed.
History remembers slavery is linked to the legacies of both Justices
Also on the program: House Divided Project explores the struggle for freedom in the US