O'Reilly logo

The 100 by Jeremy Kourdi, Simon Maier

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Frederick Douglass

 

“What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?”

Address to the Rochester Ladies and Slavery Society, Rochester, New York, USA, Monday 5 July 1852

Frederick Douglass, originally named Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, was born on 14 February 1818 and died on 20 February 1895. Douglass was a women’s suffragist, a brave and superb orator, an abolitionist, author, reformer and statesman. Among his famous phrases are “I could, as a free man, look across the bay toward the Eastern Shore where I was born a slave” and “One and God make a majority”.

Without question, America holds him as one of its most prominent African-American figures. Possibly the most prominent. Douglass was born into slavery but escaped in 1838. Extraordinarily, ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required