Frederick Douglass Circle (Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY)
Anti-slavery movements--United States
Northeastern United States
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895
Subject (Object Type)
Inscription at base of sculpture:
Frederick Douglass Circle
Inscription on sheet in Douglass' hand:
"Until color shall cease to be a bar to equal participation in the offices and honor of the country, this discussion will go on... Until the American people shall make character and not color the criterion of respectability, this discussion will go on..." --1883
Inscription on granite circle:
Bagwell, Vinnie, "Frederick Douglass Circle." Coda Worx. Accessed October 31, 2019: https://www.codaworx.com/project/frederick-douglass-circle-hofstra-university.
"Hofstra Happenings-Special 2008: Historic Sculpture Dedicated at Hofstra University." Hofstra Magazine, December 14, 2007. Accessed May 23, 2020, https://news.hofstra.edu/2007/12/14/hofstra-happenings-special-2008/.