A few years later he went to work for abolitionist frederick douglass published his memoir narrative of the life of frederick douglass frederick douglass. Part of our great people series: frederick douglass is an abolitionist, orator, & writer find quotes, biography, facts, & pictures find more about douglass. Slave and citizen: the life of frederick douglass library of american biography boston: little, brown, 1980 frederick douglass, abolitionist editor. This blog post about the abolitionist frederick douglass is part of a series called “hidden folklorists,” which examines the folklore work of surprising people. The first was narrative of the life of frederick douglass and met the militant abolitionist, john brown although douglass declined to join brown’s militia. Frederick douglass was an african-american social reformer, orator, writer and statesman after escaping from slavery, he became a leader of the abolitionist movement. Visit biographycom to learn more about the life and times of frederick douglass, the famed 19th-century abolitionist leader and us gov't official whose writings. Frederick douglass--abolitionist leader after douglass escaped, he wanted to promote freedom for all slaves he published a newspaper in rochester, new york.
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History now is pleased to devote this issue douglass did revise his life history for what levine notes the great black abolitionist frederick douglass. Frederick douglass (1818-1895) was a champ of the abolitionist movement—so much so that he was able to write not one, not two, but three bestselling autobiographies. One of abolitionist frederick douglass' most famous quotes is if there is no struggle there is no progress throughout his life--first as an enslaved african.