Douglass Mind Blog

“Right is of no Sex – Truth is of no Color – God is the Father of us all, and we are all brethren.”

– Frederick Douglass
(Masthead of The North Star)

Published in Rochester, NY, by Frederick Douglass, The North Star was the most influential antislavery paper published in the 19th century. Circulated throughout the United States, Europe, and the West Indies, it denounced slavery and fought for the rights of women and other oppressed groups as well.

Today, our efforts and the efforts of many other modern abolitionists and antiracists are sprawled throughout the internet. The Douglass Mind Blog is meant to give voice to you for expanding ideas on antiracism and abolitionism. On this page, we will also keep you up-to-date with our initiatives, press releases, and general news about racism and human trafficking.

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Remedies Blog Contest Submissions

Beginning: June 1, 2020 at 10:00 am Eastern Time

Deadline: June 19, 2020 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time

Contest Question

If racial prejudice is a kind of disease, what are some of your recommendations for remedies and how can they be applied?

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