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Frederick Douglass, In Spite of Everything, Optimistic

November 16, 2018
4:00 pm
- 5:15 pm

Dudley H. Davis Center
Please note: This talk is part of our Fall Conference 2018. You must have registered for the conference to attend this event.

Despite having been an enslaved person, a leading abolitionist for decades, and a witness of the end of Reconstruction and the establishment of Jim Crow, Frederick Douglass had a deep 19th-century belief in progress. David Blight examines this brilliant, prominent, and influential American.

Led by: David W. Blight, Professor of American History, Yale University


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