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Photo Credit: George Kendall Warren – This media is available in the holdings of the National Archives and Records Administration, cataloged under the National Archives Identifier (NAID) 558770.

In light of Juneteenth’s national recognition this month, here are some quotes from Frederick Douglass.

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.

Frederick Douglass

The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress.

Frederick Douglass

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Frederick Douglass

Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.

Frederick Douglass

To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker.

Frederick Douglass

If you’d like to learn more about Frederick Douglass, check out his Wikipedia link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Douglass

Have a great Wednesday!

Until next time…