An American social reformer,
abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman. After escaping from slavery in
Maryland, he became a national leader of the abolitionist movement in
Massachusetts and New York, becoming famous for his oratory and incisive
antislavery writings and visited both England and Scotland.
Read these books about him...
Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
Written by himself (1845) (pdf)
Life and Times of Frederick Douglass
Written by Himself (1892) (pdf)
By Charles W. Chesnutt (1899) (pdf)