Frederick Douglass statue unveiled

Hundreds gather for a congressional ceremony to commemorate the dedication and unveiling of a statue of Frederick Douglass in Emancipation Hall of the the United States Visitors Center, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, June 19, 2013.

Left to right: Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), the great great-great-great grandson of Frederick Douglass Kenneth B. Morris, Jr., the great great granddaughter of Frederick Douglass Nettie Washington Douglass, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio), U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) pose together at a congressional ceremony to commemorate the dedication and unveiling of a statue of Frederick Douglass in Emancipation Hall of the the United States Visitors Center, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, June 19, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Left to right: Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), the great great-great-great grandson of Frederick Douglass Kenneth B. Morris, Jr., the great great granddaughter of Frederick Douglass Nettie Washington Douglass, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio), U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) pose together at a congressional ceremony to commemorate the dedication and unveiling of a statue of Frederick Douglass in Emancipation Hall of the the United States Visitors Center, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, June 19, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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