Emancipation Hall

Biden Calls for D.C. Voting Rights During Frederick Douglass TributeVice President Joe Biden on Wednesday used a tribute to 19th-century abolitionist Frederick Douglass to renew the call for equal voting rights for people who live in the nation's capital.
Douglass Statue to be Unveiled in Capitol in June The District of Columbia's statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass will be unveiled inside the U.S. Capitol next month.