speech of douglas about haiti

Soufnantiou - January 19 2008, 10:47 PM

Frederick Douglass' Delivered Speech on Haiti at the World's Fair
January 2, 1893
In his speech, Douglass told about Haiti's evolution from slave colony to free and independent republic, and its relevance to African Americans.

He encouraged the U.S. to improve its relationship with Haiti because the country had great potential for growth and it was rich in natural beauty and resources.

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Maximus says...

Yeah the same US that built its agricultural wealth on slave labor without ever paying restitution. The same US who... more »

Rubens F. Titus says...

Well, Frederick Douglas was a bit naive in encouraging, a mostly caucasian nation which imposed a diplomatic embargo... more »

Soufnantiou says...

The same Us that gave you a green card The same US that's giving you a pay check every friday The same US that gave... more »

Rubens F. Titus says...

Souf...You are so misguided and so wrong I dont even know where to begin. I am stating historical facts and the... more »

Soufnantiou says...

i guess you're right bro, i got your point now. more »

Paul Franck says...

Excuse me dear friend, the conversation is not mine; but allow me to clarify something for whosoever you may be.It's... more »