***In Frederick Douglass spoke of the blessings of an education. He said: “Education means emancipation. It means light and liberty. It means the uplifting of the soul of man into the glorious light of truth, the light by which men can only be made free.
Frederick Douglass was an African-American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman. After escaping from slavery, he became a leader of the abolitionist movement, gaining note for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writing.
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Anna Murray-Douglass – was an American abolitionist, member of the Underground Railroad, and the first wife of American social reformer and statesman Frederick Douglass, who Murray encouraged and helped escape slavery.
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave by Frederick Douglass