Quote of the Week: Frederick Douglass - Biography

Quote of the Week: Frederick Douglass

In honor of Black History Month, this week's quote comes from Frederick Douglass.
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Frederick Douglass quote

“Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.” — Frederick Douglass

Did you know?

After the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, his wife Mary Todd Lincoln gave former slave and abolitionist Frederick Douglass Lincoln’s favorite walking cane as a token of respect and appreciation. The walking stick remains at Douglass' former home "Cedar Hill," now The Frederick Douglass National Historic Site.