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Art of Scottish poet Robert Burns and abolitionist Frederick Douglass
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From 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.