"Posterity will owe everlasting thanks to John Brown for lifting up once more to the gaze of a nation grown fat and flabby on the garbage of lust and oppression, a true standard of heroic philanthropy, and each coming generation will pay its installment of the debt. . . . John Brown saw slavery through no mist or cloud, but in a light of infinite brightness, which left no one of its ten thousand horrors concealed." Frederick Douglass

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Monday, May 07, 2012

John Brown Day in Lake Placid
See Adirondack Enterprise (7 May 2012)






Kenneth Morris Jr., the great-great-great-grandson of abolitionist Frederick Douglass, 
discusses Douglass’ relationship with John Brown at a celebration on Saturday.
(Enterprise photo — Chris Morris)

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