Quotes to Live By: Frederick Douglass

Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is in an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.Frederick Douglass

A great writer and leader of the abolitionist movement, Frederick Douglass was the first Black person to be nominated as Vice President of the United States. He was born a slave in February 1818, but fled and escaped to freedom in 1838. He went on to serve as US Marshal for DC, Recorder of Deeds for DC, and Minister Resident and Consul General to Haiti, making him one of the first Black people to hold high government offices. #blackhistorymonth2019 #blackhistory #frederickdouglass #quotestoliveby


  1. Frederick Douglass". National Park Service; visited February 2019
  2. Frederick Douglass". PBS; visited February 2019
  3. Frederick Douglass Biography". Biography; visited February 2019

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