#Frederick Douglass

thetimes.co.uk 4 days ago
Why don’t letters have a sign-off? Yours regretfully

Why don’t letters have a sign-off? Yours regretfully

In April 1847 The Times published a leading article condemning the racist treatment of Frederick Douglass, the abolitionist leader and former slave, by fellow

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thetimes.co.uk 221 days ago
Picture of Edinburgh anti-slavery mural given to President Biden by PM

Picture of Edinburgh anti-slavery mural given to President Biden by PM

Boris Johnson gave Joe Biden a framed photograph of an Edinburgh mural depicting the anti-slavery campaigner Frederick Douglass to mark the president’s visit t [...]

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theguardian.com 4 days ago
Republicans ridiculed for approving Abraham Lincoln – Frederick Douglass debate as topic for schools

Republicans ridiculed for approving Abraham Lincoln – Frederick Douglass debate as topic for schools

A Virginia bill banning the teaching of ‘divisive concepts’ confused the civil rights campaigner with the senator Stephen Douglas

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mirror.co.uk 222 days ago
Joe Biden gifts Boris Johnson a new bike as pair hold first talks at G7 summit

Joe Biden gifts Boris Johnson a new bike as pair hold first talks at G7 summit

The Prime Minister gave Mr Biden a framed photograph of a mural of American abolitionist Frederick Douglass, in a nod to the Black Lives Matter movement

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scotsman.com 171 days ago
The life of Frederick Douglass is well worth celebrating - Readers' Letters

The life of Frederick Douglass is well worth celebrating - Readers' Letters

I was delighted to see that the life of freed slave, Frederick Douglass, who campaigned for the abolition of slavery in 19th century Scotland, will be celebrat [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 270 days ago
Anti-slavery hero Thomas McCabe should get Belfast statue alongside Frederick Douglass

Anti-slavery hero Thomas McCabe should get Belfast statue alongside Frederick Douglass

A forgotten hero of the anti-slavery movement who ensured Belfast was one of the only cities in the British Empire to ban the slave trade should be commemorate [...]

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