All posts tagged race relations

Frederick Douglass’ life and us

When a Daily Tar Heel reporter asked me what I considered the most important contribution of Frederick Douglass, I hesitated. I didn’t know enough about the life of the abolitionist and former slave, born in Hillsborough, to rank-order his accomplishments. Fortunately, Orange County, the towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro and the NAACP have joined […]