Frederick Douglass, Progressive Visionary?

By |2020-05-01T09:41:05-05:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: American Founding, American Republic, History|

In “Frederick Douglass’s Vision for a Reborn America,” David W. Blight, one of the nation’s preeminent Frederick Douglass scholars, provides a faulty account of Douglass’ view of America and his understanding of the American Founding.[1] Throughout his account, Dr. Blight emphasizes the need to examine Douglass in light of modern racial strife. He begins [...]