Reading: “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?”

Community members read an amended version of Frederick Douglass’ influential speech, given on July 5, 1852, in Rochester, New York, to the Rochester Ladies Anti-Slavery Society. To register, please click on this Google form. You may also use this form to...

How Artists Change the World

David Brooks comments on Frederick Douglass’s strategic use of photographic portraiture to breakthrough common stereotypes. “Douglass was redrawing people’s unconscious mental maps. He was erasing old associations about blackness and replacing them with...