Legendary thespian James Earl Jones reads Frederick Douglass' historic speech critiquing Fourth of July. (You Tube screen shot)
Legendary thespian James Earl Jones reads Frederick Douglass’ historic speech critiquing Fourth of July.
(You Tube screen shot)

Democracy Now‘s Amy Goodman talks Frederick Douglass’ July 5, 1852 address to the Rochester Ladies Antislavery Society entitled, ” “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro.” Watch legendary thespian James Earl Jones read Douglass’ historic speech which reflects the challenges surrounding the issue of race still facing America.

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