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Was the Constitution Pro-Slavery? The Changing View of Frederick Douglass

By Robert Cohen
Many have questioned whether the document on which our nation is based sanctioned slavery. But renowned abolitionist Frederick Douglass, who originally condemned the Constitution, came to view it in a much different light.

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The Carter G. Woodson Book Awards

The 2012 Carter G. Woodson Award winners include books about Native American resistance to assimilation, race relations during World War II, and composer Leonard Bernstein's struggle against anti-Semitism. Center Pullout Section (This file is available for members in the Notable section of the publication archive.) 7703/notable2013.pdf


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