Frederick Douglass Insisted That Identity Politics Is Not the Answer – Foundation for Economic Education – Working for a free and prosperous world

“One man is praised for being a race man and another is condemned for not being a race man. In all this talk of race, the motive may be good, but the method is bad. It is an effort to cast out Satan by Beelzebub. …
I recognize and adopt no narrow basis for my thoughts, feelings, or modes of action. I would place myself, and I would place you, my young friends, upon grounds vastly higher and broader than any founded upon race or color.”- Frederick Douglass
— Read on fee.org/articles/frederick-douglass-insisted-that-identity-politics-is-not-the-answer/

A true American icon

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