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"Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will." - See who said it and why it matters at the bottom.

On Dec. 3, 1847, abolitionist and former runaway slave Frederick Douglass published the first edition of his newspaper, The North Star. The freedom paper's motto was "Right is of no Sex — Truth is of no Color — God is the Father of us all, and we are all brethren."