With the absence of any national website, institution, newsletter / journal or society organized around Frederick Douglass and while the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission exists on paper, in the interest of Douglass news here are a couple of stories that may be of interest to Douglassonians.
- News on processing of personal papers of Abolitionist James Bunker Congdon of New Bedford and Douglass statue planned for New Bedford. [South Coast Today. Steve Urbon, @SteveUrbonSCT]
- A Connecticut museum dedicated to Irish history is launching an exhibition focusing on the time Frederick Douglass spent in the country in the 1840s. [AP]
- Feb. 13, 2018: A Special Celebration Honoring the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Frederick Douglass