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Frederick Douglas, one of America’s great abolitionists, was once asked to deliver a speech at an event commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence. It didn’t go as many had hoped. SEE ALSO: Firework Safety Tips Held at Corinthian Hall in Rochester, N.Y., on July 5, 1852, the speech was suppose to uplifting for […]