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Frederick Douglass’ Fourth of July Speech

A reenactment of the speech Frederick Douglass gave on July 5, 1852 at Rochester’s Corinthian Hall performed by Phil Darius Wallace.

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Charles Everett Pace as Frederick Douglass

On July 28, 2010, Charles Everett Pace performed at the Keene Public Library Chautauqua as part of the library’s Forever Free and Stories from the Heart series of programs.

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James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglass

James Earl Jones reads excerpts from Frederick Douglass’ speech “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro” (July 5, 1852) on DemocracyNow on July 5, 2004. It is a dramatic reading from excerpts of Howard Zinn’s “The People’s History of the United States”

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Actor Danny Glover reads abolitionist Frederick Douglass’ Fourth of July Speech

Actor Danny Glover reads abolitionist Frederick Douglass’ “Fourth of July Speech from 1852” on October 5, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. His reading was a part of the “Voices of a People’s History of the United States” series.

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What to the Slave is the 4th of July by Frederick Douglass (Brian Jones)

Actor Brain Jones reads Frederick Douglass’ Fourth of July Speech from 1852 on May 2, 2007 in New York, New York. This reading was a part of the “Voices of a People’s History of the United States” series.

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