Morning Prayer 2.20.16,

Frederick Douglass, Prophetic Witness, 1895; Ember Day

“The sacking of the orphanage was one of the most shameful episodes in city history – “Burn the niggers’ nest,” rioters shouted – and a veteran preservationist writes that the time is now to do some poking around. (Harper’s Weekly, 1863; reportage: The New York Times) #BlackHistoryMonth”

Source: Morning Prayer 2.20.16, Frederick Douglass, Prophetic Witness, 1895; Ember Day

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