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The Reader’s Notebook: Frederick Douglass

Feb 14, 2020

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February 14, 2020 -- 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.