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Lock of Frederick Douglass' hair found at Miss St archives

Found while “combing” (ha!) through notes of a U.S. Grant biographer. It’s finds like these that prove that sometimes, in archival collections, you need more than just a frickin container list

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James Earl Jones reads excerpts from Frederick Douglass’ speech “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro” (July 5, 1852). —During the DemocracyNow summit: July 5, 2004. It is a dramatic reading from excerpts of Howard Zinn’s “The People’s History of the United States”

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