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African American Lives 2 -- Hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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Father and Mother Washington, DC; Greesboro, North Carolina; Lincolnton, North Carolina 1870s Greesboro, North Carolina; Lincolnton, North Carolina Family discussions

My father's name, Frederick Douglass Gross, was given to him by my paternal grandfather who was a minister and associate of Frederick Douglass during and after the Civil War. He gave my father his name to honor his friend Frederick Douglass.

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Major corporate funding for African American Lives 2 and its outreach initiatives is provided by The Coca-Cola Company and Johnson & Johnson. Additional corporate funding is provided by Buick.
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