Fredrick Douglass 1818 – 1895

Frederick Douglass was an American social reformer,
abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman. After escaping from
slavery in Maryland, he became a national leader of the
abolitionist movement in Massachusetts and New York, gaining
note for his oratory and incisive antislavery writings.

Famous quotes:
“Those who profess to favour freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are
men who want crops without plowing up the ground”