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Five young descendants of Frederick Douglass read and respond to excerpts of his famous speech, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?”

Descendants Read Frederick Douglass' Speech

Descendants Read Frederick Douglass’ Speech: ‘What To The Slave Is The Fourth Of July?’

by Janice Celeste When I learned that one of my dear friends was the descendant of the late great Frederick Douglass, I knew she would have a powerful perspective on the United States Independence Day as a mother of two young girls, a wife and as Douglass’ descendant.  As I read Faith Skinner’s words, I can […]

Frederick Douglass Quote

What To Us Is The 4th Of July? Frederick Douglass’ Family Speaks Pt. 2

by Janice Celeste When I learned that one of my dear friends was a descendant of the late great Frederick Douglass, I knew she would have a powerful perspective on the United States Independence Day as a mother of two young girls, a wife and as Douglass’ descendant.  As I read Faith Skinner’s words, I can […]

Frederick Douglas Rendering by Janice Celeste

What To Us Is The 4th Of July? Frederick Douglass’ Family Speaks Pt. 1

If you are looking to keep the children busy while starting a conversation about Black History, download our Black History Month Activity Book and teach your children to color outside of the lines!  In addition, we also have a word search for older children and teens. Click the pages to download and print. Click the […]

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