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.

It is easier to build strong children than repair broken men -Frederick Douglass

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?

Frederick Douglass. I agree, pray if you want, but action is a pretty effective method to get what you want.

Frederick Douglass was an African-American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman. After escaping from slavery, he became a leader of the abolitionist movement, gaining note for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writing.

An Original AoM Comic: Frederick Douglass – How a Slave Was Made a Man

Frederick Douglass: How a Slave Was Made a Man

The most photographed American of the 19th century wasn’t a bearded guy in a stovepipe hat.    It wasn’t a president, an inventor, a captain of industry, a general or a crusty gent writing under the pen name Twain.    It was a former slave, Frederick Douglass, who rattled the chains of oppression in the nation’s face.

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Frederick Douglass was an African-American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman. After escaping from slavery, he became a leader of the abolitionist movement, gaining note for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writing.

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

"I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence." - Frederick Douglass www.theshiftnetwork.com

"I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of…

Joseph Douglass (Frederick Douglass' grandson), Fannie Douglass (sitting), Blanche Douglass and Frederick Douglass III - Copyright © 2014 by Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives.  All rights reserved.

Joseph Douglass (Frederick Douglass' grandson), Fannie Douglass (sitting), Blanche Douglass and Frederick Douglass III - Copyright © 2014 by Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives. All rights reserved.

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