Nettie Washington Douglass, great-great granddaughter of Frederick Douglass, visiting the Mansion House in Dublin.

Anti-slavery campaigner Frederick Douglass was “for the first time in his life able to feel like a human being, not judged by his colour”, when he vis(...)

Frederick Douglass: escaped slavery and became a prominent abolitionist, orator and writer. Photograph: MPI/Getty Images

More than 175 years after Frederick Douglass embarked on a four-month visit to Ireland, the first all-island symposium to mark the occasion takes plac(...)