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Frederick Douglass on the east-west line

We recently came across this passage about a train ride from Boston to Pittsfield written by the great civil rights activist Frederick Douglass. It comes from Douglass's My Bondage and My Freedom (1855). Riding from Boston to Albany, a few years ago, I found myself in a large car, well filled with passengers. The seat [...]

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