Monday, May 21, 2007

The Sage of Anacostia: Frederick Douglass

"One and God make a majority"~ Frederick Douglass

"I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs"~Frederick Douglass

Who is Frederick Douglass?

These photos were taken over the weekend at the Frederick Douglass Isaac Myers Maritime Park in Baltimore, Maryland. We gathered there to celebrate my great-aunt's 80th birthday. I'll have to go back to Baltimore to take a closer look at the exhibit real soon. Happy birthday aunt Pearline!

Photos: Douglass memorial bust, Mrs. Bess and Douglass, Stephen Bess and Douglass

(The photos feature quotes by Frederick Douglass on prayer and God)

Book on Subject: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave, by Himself
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