What the 4th of July Means to a Slave

In 1852 Frederick Douglas was invited to speak to the Rochester, NY Womens Anti-Slavery Society.

Douglas was born into slavery in 1812, when he gave this speech he was a free man. He was one of the most powerful voices against slavery in the abolitionist movement.

Here is what he had to say, James Earl Jones is reading the speech.

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