A Man’s a Man for a’ That: Frederick Douglass in Scotland

October 26, 2015

Opera singer Andrea Baker explores the impact of Frederick Douglass and the time he spent in Scotland, the country which she’s made her home. As the great-granddaughter of slaves, she’s always been inspired by Douglass, who escaped slavery to become an abolitionist and social reformer but, until now, was unaware of the impact he’d had on Scotland and vice versa.

Listen to the radio program here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06kb0g2