Tag Archives: Affirmative Action

Black Lives Matter

We have read in the Classic Slave Narratives the lives of Frederick Douglass and Harriet Jacobs. These narratives form an important part of African-American identity formation as well as demonstrate the considerable adversity past African-Americans have experienced. The shadow of slavery … Continue reading

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What to Frederick Douglass is Affirmative Action?

I read “What to the Black Citizen is the Fourth of July”[1] and it made me think about Douglass and contemporary Black America. The blogger recalls how Douglass said the holiday could not be celebrated the same way in the … Continue reading

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