|Haitian Building at the World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
The Haitian building at the World's Columbian Exposition served as a platform for Frederick Douglass, who represented Haiti at the fair. Douglass used the visibility of his position, as well as the building's meeting and office facilities, to continue his advocacy of equal rights and his efforts to call attention to the inequities faced by people of color in the United States.
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