Frderick Douglass

"Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave"

Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey

Frederick Douglass was an African American social reformer, orator, writer, and equality leader. After escaping from slavery, he became a leader of the abolitionist movement, gaining supporters for his antislavery writing. Frederick Douglass didn't just want rights for his race but for women too. This is why he was the first black person to be nominated Vice President