One was born in a one-room cabin in Kentucky. The other, born into slavery in Maryland. In time, they became two of America’s best leaders.
In Douglass’s abiding vision, America was the proper home for black Americans, their only realistic alternative, and also the locus of their highest ideals.
This is a time when we need more honor and respect for America’s Founding, not less. Hillsdale College’s Liberty Walk reminds us of just that.
Down which road will America go: toward the self-destructive lie that America was founded on slavery, or toward an appreciation of the reasons millions of immigrants leave their homelands for this country?
Attempts to smear the college are not just dishonest but betray a misunderstanding of why critical race theory has no place in the classical liberal arts.
Black Lives Matter activists cite Douglass’s 1852 speech ‘What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?’ as proof America is evil. They utterly miss his point.
In Lincoln Park, Washington DC stands a statue called Emancipation Memorial, showing Abraham Lincoln and a freed slave. If activists on the left would have their way, the statue would no longer stand.
The 1619 Project is dangerous enough as an intellectual exercise, but that danger increases exponentially once put in the hands of a radical politician who could one day be president.
The progress of Western civilization is a direct result of its openness to self-criticism and its confidence that our aspirational principles are right and just.
The 37-year-old mayor unveiled the proposal he refers to as the ‘Douglass Plan,’ named after famed abolitionist and former slave Frederick Douglass.
Democratic presidential hopeful Robert Francis ‘Beto’ O’Rourke told a group of immigrants, ‘This country was founded on white supremacy.’ Frederick Douglass has some words for him.
Countless elites in the media this week have cited abolitionist Frederick Douglass’ infamous 1852 speech as a condemnation of American ideals. It in fact was the opposite.
Teachers’ unions and city officials are giving this charter school in New Bedford, Massachusetts, a hard time despite the fact that children are thriving.
Douglass called out the horrors of slavery by affirming founding principles. Now leading voices in government and culture illuminate why his ideas matter today.
At a time when our country feels more divided than any living American can recall, ‘Black Panther’s’ success shines light on the values many Americans across the country still agree upon.
By conscientious study and reflection, Frederick Douglass acquired a strong and proud American patriotism that he would retain for the rest of his life. Two Harvard professors say otherwise.
White House press secretary Josh Earnest used the Charleston shooting to justify gun control, saying, “You don’t need an assault rifle to go hunting.”
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