The Gilder Lehrman Institute’s History U lets high school students explore American history with top scholars — completely free of charge. In “The Life and Writings of Frederick Douglass,” David Blight, historian at Yale and the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, probes the nature of the life, work, and thought of the 19th-century abolitionist, orator, and author. Learn more and register here.
History U offers four other courses: American Immigration History: People, Patterns, and Policy; The American Revolution; Black Women’s History; Foundations of American Government.