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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

A photo card with a quote on it sits next to a book inscribed with a photo and writing in it.

Deering Library debuts Frederick Douglass exhibition

June 19, 2022

When Charla Wilson and her colleagues reexamined the McCormick Library’s African American document collection, they were surprised to find a series of letters written by 19th century abolitionist Frederick...

Opinion: The history of black journalists in newsrooms, explained

February 27, 2019

Opinion editor Marissa Martinez breaks down the history of black journalists in newsrooms. Related Stories: — This election season, don’t ignore black journalists — again — Closson: Being...

David Blight and Marcus Campbell discuss at Evanston Township High School. Blight talked about his newest book, “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom.”

Author and scholar David Blight discusses his writing process, Frederick Douglass

January 27, 2019

Author and professor David Blight said at a discussion at Evanston Township High School on Friday that he struggled to portray a different side of Frederick Douglass because of the powerful narrative Douglass...

Family Focus, 2010 Dewey Ave. “American Defender: The Life of Frederick Douglass” premieres at the Family Focus Playhouse on Friday.

Evanston resident writes, directs play about Frederick Douglass

March 7, 2018

The Center for the Church and the Black Experience at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary commissioned Brian Smith to write, produce and direct a play about Frederick Douglass for the culmination...

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