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The Identity of Frederick Douglass

Watch the following clip from the documentary film Becoming Frederick Douglass. As you watch, think about the following questions:

  • What is the purpose of this media?
  • What message does it convey about the identity of Frederick Douglass?



Consider the film excerpt that you just watched as you respond to the following questions. Click the arrow to advance to the next question. You may download or print your responses.



Continue to the next page to explore the relationship between media, power, and identity.