Frederick Douglass (1817-1895), photograph, Library of Congress

"Let the black man get upon his person the brass letters U.S., eagles on his buttons, bullets in his pocket, a musket on his shoulder, and there is no power on earth which can deny that he has earned the right to citizenship." -- Frederick Douglass

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