Frederick Douglass  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, February 1818February 20 1895) was an American abolitionist, editor, orator, author, statesman and reformer. Called "The Sage of Anacostia" and "The Lion of Anacostia", Douglass is one of the most prominent figures in African American history and a formidable public presence. He was a firm believer in the equality of all people, whether black, female, Native American, or recent immigrant. He was fond of saying, "I would unite with anybody to do right and with nobody to do wrong."



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