Douglass Frederick

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Frederick Douglass

Doug·lass

 (dŭg′ləs), Frederick 1817-1895.
American abolitionist and journalist who escaped from slavery (1838) and became an influential lecturer in the North and abroad. He wrote Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (1845) and cofounded and edited the North Star (1847-1860), an abolitionist newspaper.
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