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. In honor of this legendary intellectual and abolitionist as we explore and learn from BLACK HISTORY in America.
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.
This 'Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass' infographic from Course Hero is as awesome as it is helpful. Check it out!
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.