May. 3, 2017

Project Uplift Literacy, Day One of Two, The Portable Frederick Douglass

“LESSONS OF THE HOUR” (1894)
In this antilynching address at Washington’s Metropolitan A.M.E. church, Douglass describes the success of the South’s counterrevolution that created a new order of black unfreedom, and he spells out the ways to combat it.

SOURCE: Lessons of the Hour, by Hon. Frederick Douglass (Baltimore: Press of Thomas & Evans, 1894)