Five Great Books about Frederick Douglass in Honor of his 200th Birthday

Hello Meltingpot Readers, Yes, I know today is Valentine’s Day, but did you know today is also the day Frederick Douglass would be celebrating his 200th birthday? Considering this man is one of my personal heroes, I figured I’d dedicate today’s post to him, instead of waxing on about love and flowers and chocolate and such. But just as a historical aside, nobody knows exactly what date in February Douglass was born. He claimed Valentine’s Day for himself, which I think might have been one of his most radical acts…