douglass douglass  /ˈdəɡ lə sɪz/


  • (n) United States abolitionist who escaped from slavery and became an influential writer and lecturer in the North (1817-1895)


  1. Walker, Douglass, Hamilton Announce Reelection Campaigns

    Their wards overlap. They can practically signal to each other from their houses, which are not more than five blocks apart. Their issues overlap too: public safety, jobs, and youth opportunities. So the three first-term Democrat aldermen—West River’s Tyisha Walker, Dwight’s Frank Douglass, and Beaver Hills’ Evette Hamilton—decided to join hands Friday afternoon to announce the kick-off of their ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: New Haven Independent

  2. Jean Ann Douglass, Eric John Meyer - Vows

    Jean Ann Douglass and Eric John Meyer, both theater artists, were unsure at first whether to mix dating and art.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Frederick Douglass to be honored in Congress with statue

    A bipartisan group of lawmakers next week will honor Frederick Douglass, the early civil rights leader, orator and writer who escaped slavery in 1838, with a statue in the U.S. Capitol. A gift of the District of Columbia, the statue will be placed in Emancipation Hall of the Capitol Visitors Center on Wednesday, June 19. [...]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Ticket via Yahoo! News


  1. "Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, William Jennings Bryan, Dorothy Day, Martin Luther King-indeed, the majority of great reformers in American history-were not only motivated by faith, but repeatedly used religious language to argue for their...
    on Aug 22, 2006 By: Barack Obama Source:

  2. "This party was co-founded by blacks, among them Frederick Douglass. The Republican Party had a hand in forming the NAACP, and yet we have mistreated that relationship. People don't walk away from parties, their parties walk away from them,"...
    on Apr 22, 2010 By: Michael Steele Source: FOXNews (blog)

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