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The Fire of Frederick Douglass
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Frederick Douglass was a visionary. His talents were extraordinary and he put his gifts to use in the service of freedom, driving American slavery into the grave. Dr. Richard Bell explores Mr. Douglass’ life, family and career and considers his impact upon the modern struggle to advance the cause of Black freedom.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Dr. Richard Bell is a scholar, writer, and a Professor of History at the University of Maryland. He holds a PhD from Harvard University and his research focuses on the history and culture of the United States between 1750 and 1877. He is the author of the book Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and their Astonishing Odyssey Home and of the online course America’s Long Struggle Against Slavery (The Great Courses).
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