Frederick Douglass and Beyond

Community conversations about race and racism.

Listen to Douglass’s Speech

Rick Agran, of the radio program “Bon Mot” on WGDR at Goddard College, hosted a reading of Frederick Douglass’s speech in 2017. Listen to this recording of Douglass’s entire speech, read on the air with guests Amelia Sherman and Hilary Niles. Music by Paul Robeson was recorded in the 1930s and at Carnegie Hall in 1958.