"If there is no struggle, there is no progress" --Frederick Douglass. His words are proving true to this present time.
Our inspirational mug is imprinted with words of wisdom by Frederick Douglass. Frederick Douglass's life spanned generations of the American journey, from the shackles of slavery through the promise of better days in the Reconstruction to the long legacy of Jim Crow. As a civil rights pioneer, Douglass dedicated his life for equality in the United States and the abolition of slavery.
On view Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow, told the central role played by African Americans in advocating for their rights. The voices of citizens responding to the challenge of citizenship are as relevant today as when first spoken, whether that message was delivered in the 19th century or the 21st.