Tag Archives: Frederic Douglas

Am I Related To Heroic, Runaway Slave, William Simms?

Twenty year-old William Simms was being held captive against his will. Although he had never committed a crime or been in a military setting, he was being forced to do hard labor with six other captives. The people holding them … Continue reading

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Accepting Black History Into American History

Some people say that we shouldn’t talk about black history in the USA, just American history.  That is a worthy goal — a color blind history where all people are equal.  The only problem is that when we honestly look … Continue reading

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