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Quote from Frederick Douglass,

"Liberty is meaningless where the right
to utter one’s thoughts and opinions has ceased to exist.
That, of all rights, is the dread of tyrants.
It is the right which they first of all strike down."


Frederick Douglass (more quotes by Frederick Douglass or books by/about Frederick Douglass)

[Frederick Baily] (1818-1895), escaped slave, Abolitionist, author, editor of the North Star and later the New National Era


Speech, Boston, 1860


Civil Rights, Constitution, Individual Rights, Individualism, Liberty, Press, Speech, Tyranny, Black


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