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Frederick Douglass’ Washington: The Lion of Anacostia to be published by The History Press in October 2012!

LionOfAnacostia@gmail.com

Frederick Douglass’ years in Washington have been ignored and neglected in the narrative history of Anacostia and Washington, DC. This will be the first work to look into Douglass’ years as a leading citizen of Uniontown when he served as US Marshal, Trustee to Howard University, was a frequent presence at Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church and shook up his family and society by marrying Helen Pitts in 1884. Until Douglass’ last day, he planned on attending a church in Hillsdale the evening of his death on February 20, 1895, he was ripping and running.

  1. #1 by Jay on January 9, 2012 - 4:19 pm

    John,

    Is your book available on line?

    Thanks.

  2. #3 by shakur Griffin on July 24, 2015 - 7:22 pm

    We are shooting a documentary at you rock academy and we would like permission to use one of your photos

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