What the 4th of July Means to a Slave

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In 1852 Frederick Douglas was invited to speak to the Rochester, NY Womens Anti-Slavery Society.

Douglas was born into slavery in 1812, when he gave this speech he was a free man. He was one of the most powerful voices against slavery in the abolitionist movement.

Here is what he had to say, James Earl Jones is reading the speech.

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Michael Becker is a long time activist and a businessman. He's been involved in the pro-life movement since 1976 and has been counseling addicts and ministering to prison inmates since 1980. Becker is a Curmudgeon. He has decades of experience as an operations executive in turnaround situations and in mortgage banking. He blogs regularly at The Right Curmudgeon, The Minority Report, Wizbang, Unified Patriots and Joe for America. He lives in Phoenix and is almost always armed.

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