What to the Slave is the Fourth of July ? l Frederick Douglas July 5, 1852

“By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down. Yea! we wept when we remembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof. For there, they that carried us away captive, required…

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What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?

Frederick Douglass
July 5, 1852

"The fact is, ladies and gentlemen, the distance between this platform and the slave plantation, from which I escaped, is considerable—and the difficulties to be overcome in getting from the latter to the former, are by no means slight."

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