Tuesday, 23 July 2019

852) Helen Pitts Douglass

Helen Pitts Douglass (1838–1903). American suffragist and abolitionist, known for being the second wife of Frederick Douglass. She also created the Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association.

- "The black newspaper Weekly News bluntly said what many were thinking: 'Fred Douglass has married a red-head white girl. … Goodbye, black blood in that family. We have no further use for him.'." https://books.google.it/books…

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