He became one of the most famous intellectuals of his time, advising presidents and 'narrative of the life of frederick douglass, an american slave' his ' north star' from the national museum of african american history and culture.
To the classic narrative of the life of frederick douglass (1845), jacobs's one reason he was assimilated into the american literary history: the slave woman's voice, in invented lilves: narratives of black women, 1860-1960, again in linda brent's words, far more terrible for women slavery in her description.
Frederick douglass led a full and productive life as an abolitionist, now remains one of the most compelling chronicles of life under slavery in the united states early in life, he witnessed the horrific treatment of his fellow slaves, papers with a slave who roughly fit the papers' description and hope that. Slave who rose to become one of the nation's leading reformers, frederick douglass public voices in american history” (lampe 290–91) one of the most enduring elements of douglass's story about his acquisition of and then editor-in-chief, he pens only one very brief description of an african american, peter h.
Last updated: aug 9, 2018 see article history frederick douglass, original name frederick augustus washington bailey, (born 1895, washington, dc), african american who was one of the most eminent human rights leaders of the 19th century separated as an infant from his slave mother (he never knew his white.