Frederick Douglass "I didn't know I was a slave until I found out I couldn't do the things I wanted." Douglass was indeed a visionary. His words held incredible significance hundreds of years ago, & they still ring true today. Honoring this incredible legendary intellectual & abolitionist as we explore and learn from BLACK HISTORY in America and the struggle that produced freedom for all men everywhere in God's creation.

7 Sensational Frederick Douglass Quotes

Read one of the greatest speeches in American History. Frederick Douglass' What to the American Slave is Your of July. - What to the American Slave is Your Fourth of July?

Did you know Frederick Douglass began publishing the North Star, the abolitionist weekly paper in 1847? See more of his contributions to the abolitionist movement with THE AFRICAN AMERICANS: MANY RIVERS TO CROSS.

From PBS series The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross. Frederick Douglass quote: "You are not judged by the height you have risen, but from the depth you have climbed.

Frederick Douglass, a former slave and eminent human rights leader in the abolition movement, was the first black citizen to hold a high U.S. government rank. He became one of the most famous intellectuals of his time, advising presidents and lecturing to thousands.

Frederick Douglass, a former slave and eminent human rights leader in the abolition movement, was the first black citizen to hold a high U. He was a true bastion of the Order-Based Terrain of Consciousness (Square).

Frederick Douglass - fought for the rights of the oppressed.

Frederick Douglass, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Date Created/Published: [ca. Reproduction Number: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

The great abolitionist Frederick Douglass and his grandson Joseph.  Photo: Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture

"The great American abolitionist Frederick Douglass and his grandson, Joseph." Photo: Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture

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I recognize the Republican Party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes and the ark of his safety.

Frederick Douglass---an abolitionist,  a statesman, an orator, a former slave. He freed his mind...then he freed his body. This basic principle is the key to living...or merely existing.

a statesman, orator, and former slave

Frederick Douglass was an important person during this time period. He was an African-American social reformer, orator, writer, and statesman. After escaping from slavery he became a leader of the abolitionist movement.

Frederick Douglass

Biography of Social Reformer Frederick Douglass

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