Who was Frederick Douglass?
"Why am I a slave? Why are some people slaves and others masters? These were perplexing questions and very troublesome to my childhood. Then I found, too, that there were puzzling exceptions to this theory of slavery, in the fact that all black people were not slaves..."
Linked above is a short documentary for children about Frederick Douglass. This video is posted by Free School on YouTube.
(African American History of Western New York)
(Library of Congress)
(Authored by Kenna Rodgers, Utah Education Network)
Frederick's Three Autobiographies:
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Library of Congress
Provided by Project Gutenberg
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Library of Liberty