Category Archive: Frederick Douglass

Feb 10 2010

The Infidel Frederick Douglass

By Sikivu Hutchinson The 19th century human rights giant was no passive consumer of religion or religiosity. Douglass frequently criticized the complicity of organized religion in the barbaric institution of slavery. He often locked horns with black church leadership who faulted him for not “thanking” God for the progress the country and the abolitionist movement …

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