Famous Friday!

2018-07-13T19:37:58+00:00July 13th, 2018|

Frederick Douglas The Baltimore Sun did an article on Fredrick Douglas earlier this year calling him the multiracial trailblazer. That he was. He believed his father was his white slave owner. Douglas and his mother were separated when he was young and he experienced significant physical abuse by his owners. Fredrick Douglas is considered the most important African American of the nineteenth century. He was taught to read by his slave owner’s mistress. He managed to escape from slavery in Maryland. He was well known as a slave who gained [...]