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Who was Frederick Douglass?

Linked above is a short documentary for children about Frederick Douglass. This video is posted by Free School on YouTube. 

Cover of Bread for Words a Frederick Douglass Story written by Shana Keller
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2021 Irma Black Honor

"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..."

Portrait of Frederick Douglass
~Frederick Douglass
Banner for Simon Longnight reading of Bread for Words a Frederick Douglass Story


Lesson Plan Grades 7-8: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

(Authored by Kenna Rodgers, Utah Education Network)

Photo of illustrator Kayla Stark
Sketch of Frederick Douglass drawn by Kayla Stark

Frederick's Three Autobiographies:

Cover of Frederick Douglass Narrative biography

Provided by the

Library of Congress

Cover of My Bondage My Freedom written by Frederick Douglass

Provided by Project Gutenberg

Cover of Life and Times written by Frederick Douglass

Provided by the Online

Library of Liberty

Frederick Douglass Papers

(Library of Congress)

Frederick Douglass Timeline

(African American History of Western New York)

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