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Rochester marks Douglass’ 200th birthday (access required)

Dignitaries, business leaders and community members gathered Thursday at Hochstein School of Music and Dance to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Frederick Douglass’ birth. It was the first event in a yearlong series to commemorate the 19th-century African-American abolitionist’s legacy. Re-Energizing the Legacy of Frederick Douglass is a public art project, exhibition and community-wide reflection that ...

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