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https://www.macfarlane.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/robert-burns-and-frederick-douglass.jpg 563 1000 Diana MacFarlane https://www.macfarlane.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/header-logo-6.png Diana MacFarlane2024-02-10 15:19:332024-02-10 17:55:15From Ayrshire to Abolition: Robert Burns and Frederick Douglass
Discover the unexpected bond between Robert Burns, Scotland's poet laureate, and Frederick Douglass, the renowned American abolitionist. Despite vastly different backgrounds, Burns' poetry profoundly influenced Douglass, inspiring his activism against slavery. Through shared struggles and admiration for Burns, Douglass found inspiration that transcended borders, shaping his legacy as a tireless advocate for freedom and equality.