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If Frederick Douglass could get past this sacrilege in our Capitol, we can too

If Frederick Douglass could get past this sacrilege in our Capitol, we can too

Opinion: What happened in the US Capitol was wrong, but it wasn't unprecedented. Ask Frederick Douglass about the commission that ended reconstruction. The jarring events of Jan. 6 in Washington challenge our ability to understand and situate in historical terms what is happening in real time. I feel the emotional brew others have described – sadness, anger, shock – and also share...

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