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Race, protest and democracy in America

This article by Ryan LaRochelle of the University of Maine at Farmington was originally published on the Bangor Daily News opinion page on June 30, 2020. In a few days, Americans will celebrate the Fourth of July. In 1852, the Ladies Anti-Slavery Society of Rochester, New York, invited abolitionist Frederick Douglass to give a speech on the […]