In the month of August, 1841, I attended an anti- slavery convention in Nantucket, at which it was my happiness to become acquainted with FREDERICK DOUGLASS, the writer of the following Narrative.
It is certainly a very remarkable fact, that one of the most efficient advocates of the slave population, now before the public, is a fugitive slave, in the person of FREDERICK DOUGLASS; and that the free colored population of the United States are as ably represented by one of their own number, in the per- son of CHARLES LENOX REMOND, whose eloquent appeals have extorted the highest applause of multi- tudes on both sides of the Atlantic.
The experience of FREDERICK DOUGLASS, as a slave, was not a peculiar one; his lot was not especially a hard one; his case may be regarded as a very fair specimen of the treatment of slaves in Maryland, in which State it is conceded that they are better fed and less cruelly treated than in Georgia, Alabama, or Louisiana.
HELIX BUILDING NAMED IN HONOUR OF SOCIAL REFORMER AND ABOLITIONIST A PS35MILLION Newcastle University building has been named after world-renowned activist-author Frederick Douglass
, while the headquarters of the National Innovation Centres will be called The Catalyst.
STORM OF INSURRECTION Frederick Douglass
: Self-Made Man, by Timothy Sandefur.
Maryland has ties to some of the most influential leaders in African American history: Harriet Tubman, who led countless slaves to freedom through the Underground Railroad; Frederick Douglass
, the renowned social reformer, writer, and statesman; and Thurgood Marshall, the first African American to serve on our nations highest court.
The family of famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass
plans to make Rochester the new home for the Frederick Douglass
Born into slavery in 1818, Frederick Douglass
rose to become one of the nation's foremost intellectuals and a statesman, author, lecturer, and scholar who help lead the fight against slavery and racial oppression.
was the most famous African-American of the 19th century, and his life story continues to inspire people around the world.
Martha's Vineyard, MA, June 13, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Renaissance House Retreat for Writers & Artists invites the public to celebrate Independence Day by participating in the 12th annual free dramatic reading of Frederick Douglass
' powerful landmark speech "What Does the Fourth of July Mean to the Negro?" at Martha's Vineyard's historic Inkwell Beach in Oak Bluffs on July 4 at 4:00pm.
Pictures and Power: Imaging and Imagining Frederick Douglass
WASHINGTON -- Frederick Douglass
' first home in the nation's capital is on the market, and its future owners will have the opportunity to transform a large, historic slab of property on Capitol Hill into residences or a museum.