Leigh Fought, Ph.D., professor of history and director of the gender and women's studies program, spoke to fourth-graders at Genesee Elementary School about Frederick Douglass, his family and Harriet Tubman on June 6. The fourth-graders were participating in the "Harriet Was Here" program in which they had composed a song dedicated to the two African-American freedom-fighters.

Learn more about "Harriet Was Here":http://www.magpiemusic.com/harriet-was-here.html

Learn more about Fought's work on Frederick Douglass at www.leighfought.blogspot.com and her book at https://global.oup.com/academic/product/women-in-the-world-of-frederick-douglass-9780199782376?cc=us&lang=en&

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