The memorial is in Washington D.C.
The great poet Paul Laurence Dunbar, who is probably best known for the poem "We Wear the Mask," wrote this poem about Frederick Douglass shortly after his death. It is not a eulogy so much as a celebration of the life of a great freedom fighter and a life well lived.
|by Paul Laurence Dunbar|
A hush is over all the teeming lists,