Frederick Douglass — American Author born on February 14, 1817, died on February 20, 1895
Frederick Douglass was an African-American social reformer, abolitionist, 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 writings. He stood as a living counter-example to slaveholders' arguments that slaves lacked the intellectual capacity to function as independent American citizens. Even many Northerners at the time found it hard to believe that such a great orator had once been a slave... (wikipedia)
If you find QuotesGram website useful to you, please donate $10 to support the ongoing development work.