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What I’m Reading: Life and Times of Frederick Douglass – 90 in a series – “…yet the slave who loved us, was hated, and the slaveholder who hated us, was loved.”

November 15th, 2019

“Generals, in the field, and councils in the Cabinet, had persisted in advancing this policy through defeats and disasters, even to the verge of ruin. We fought the rebellion, but not its cause. The key to the situation was the four million of slaves; yet the slave who loved us, was hated, and the slaveholder who hated us, was loved.”

From Life and Times of Frederick Douglass: (An African American Heritage Book)

Why I'm Reading: He was whipped oftener who was whipped easiest.

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