The Lion of All Occasions: The Great Black Abolitionist Frederick Douglass

by Manisha Sinha

First published in “Frederick Douglass at 200” (Winter 2018), the fiftieth issue of History Now, the online journal of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Frontispiece portrait of Frederick Douglass in “My Bondage and My Freedom” (New York, 1855). (The Gilder Lehrman Institute)

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