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douglass

duhg luh siz

  • n  United States abolitionist who escaped from slavery and became an influential writer and lecturer in the North (1817-1895)
  • n  United States politician who proposed that individual territories be allowed to decide whether they would have slavery; he engaged in a famous series of debates with Abraham Lincoln (1813-1861)
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 17, 2013 - New Haven Independent
  • 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.
    June 14, 2013 - New York Times
  • 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. [...]
    June 13, 2013 - The Ticket via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Michael Steele in FOXNews (blog)
    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... Barack Obama http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHQ0yfPaaXFGqLKymRgcres0I2nuA ChristianityToday.com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2006/009/4.28.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHAu3bF1T65hSA_gOMMD_wDnJQbVw Aug 22, 2006 29939 38740 douglass 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,"...

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