Frederick Douglass on not conceding to power—then and now. . .

We Have to Demand What Power Won’t Concede by Mary Beaudoin      When abolitionist Frederick Douglass said, “Power never concedes anything without demand. It never has, never will,” it was the middle of the nineteenth century. He was certainly prescient in that it “never will." Here, in the United States, in the 21st century, the More