Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, Frederick Douglass Biography, African-American Social Reformer, African-American Abolitionist, African-American Orator, African-American Writer, Statesman, Journalist, Author

Frederick Douglass was born around 14 February 1818 into slavery in Talbot County, Maryland. In 1881, Douglass published Life and Times of Frederick Douglass, which he revised in 1892. He taught other slaves on the plantation to read the New Testament at a weekly church service. Frederick Douglass married Anna Murray and they had five children. Frederick Douglass became the first African American nominated for vice president of the United States. Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey biography and profile. Read more

Mary Prince Biography and Profile - Bermuda

Mary Prince was born into enslavement on Bermuda around 1788, and sold away from her family at the age of ten. In 1828, she was brought from Antigua to England by her then owners, Mr and Mrs John Wood. Read Mary Prince Biography and Profile. Read more