Titles by Frederick Douglass

1818 – 1895

Frederick Douglass (1817-1895) was an ex-slave who wrote three accounts of his life as a slave, runaway, and campaigner for the abolition of slavery: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (1845), My Bondage and My Freedom (1855) and The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass (1881).


See the Liberty Matters online discussion on Frederick Douglass on the Right and Duty to Resist

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Portrait of Frederick Douglass


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