Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass Prophet of Freedom By Blight, David W. eBook - 2018

Massive biography of Frederick Douglass, this volume is often brilliant, occasionally plodding, but definitely worth reading. Blight does a good job of presenting who Frederick Douglass was, as a human being, from a little boy born into slavery with only the faintest memories of his mother (from whom he was separated at an early age) to a self-made elder statesman, who continued to spread the word about racism to the day he died. Many of the themes that Douglass gave voice to remain, sadly, pertinent today.

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