“Love came to me, and I was not afraid to marry the man I loved because of his color.”
– Helen Pitts Douglass
Note: photograph is of Helen Pitts Douglass and her husband Frederick Douglass. Her sister Eva stands in the background. The photograph was taken circa 1880.
“Helen Pitts Douglass quote: ‘Love came to me…” sources: National Park Service / Wikimedia Commons.