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Douglass and Lincoln Knew Everybody Should Bank

Jean-Michel Giraud | Posted 07.07.2015 | DC
Jean-Michel Giraud

It's always important to look back at history and learn from it. Operation Hope and the Afro-American Historical Society of the National Archives did just that last week as they celebrated the 150th anniversary of the Freedman's Bank, linking a banking legacy to the future.

The Frederick Douglass Free Public Library

Ken Blackwell | Posted 11.20.2013 | DC
Ken Blackwell

He was born in a dirt floor slave cabin in Maryland's Talbot County. He died at Cedar Hill, his stately Victorian mansion in the nation's capital. There are few stories of our history as inspiring as that of Frederick Douglass. And his passion for learning can be an example for today's young people of all races and creeds.