Black History Month

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Frederick Douglass, after going from slavery to freedom, to relishing the utopia of “emancipation” after the Civil War, fell back into despair by 1883. The South had put in place the Jim Crow "Separate but Equal" laws that took away 14th amendment protections of all Americans of African descent, Stated this; "In a composite nation like ours, made up of almost every variety of the human family, there should be, as before the law, no rich, no poor, no high, no low, no black, no white, but one country, one citizenship, equal rights and a common destiny for all. A…

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