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Celebrate Frederick Douglass in your library!
Known as an abolitionist, author, orator, editor and women’s suffragist, Frederick Douglass is an historical icon in the African American community and beyond. He started his life as a slave and fought hard to educate himself and learn to read and write. He was the first African-American Vice Presidential candidate in 1872 and fought tirelessly for equal rights for all, regardless of race or gender.