Voices of a People´s History: Danny Glover Reads Frederick Douglass

Subject: Civil Rights / Slavery
Themes: Civil Rights 19th Century
Age groups: High School Homeschooling
Resource type: Video

Actor Danny Glover reads abolitionist Frederick Douglass' "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?" (July 5, 1852) on October 5, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. It is part of a reading from Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove´s project, Voices of a People's History of the United States.

Read the full text of the speech here at teachingamericanhistory.org.