Frederick Douglass Day

textgram_1486967200.png

Frederick Douglass was born February 1818, as a slave named Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey. He died 77 years later as a abolitionist, suffragist, author, editor, statesman, and a free man.

An adamant believer in the equality of all people regardless of gender, race, or nationality, Douglass was a tireless reformer and activist. He understood that emancipation and equality required persistent and forceful activism. He also understood that activism does not preclude being able to reach across ideological and other divides to establish dialogue saying, “I would unite with anybody to do right; and with nobody to do wrong.”

Let’s establish dialogues where we can, keep moving forward, and remember that we are all on the same ship together; we are all one.

In peace,

Debra

Advertisements

About unfold-yoga

Debra is a yoga teacher and practitioner. See class schedules on unfold-yoga.com and follow on Twitter @unfoldyoga and Instagram @debraunfoldyoga.

Posted on February 14, 2017, in Truth, Unity. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: