From escaping away from the plantations of their masters to filing lawsuits in the corridors of justice in the 19th Century, Black abolitionists in the US employed a collection of tools to fight for equality [...]
In "What to the slave is the fourth of July?" the orator drives the attention of his audience to a serious contradiction: Americans consider the Declaration of independence a document that proclaimed freedom, but this [...]
Douglass believed that the greatness of the master could not be transferred to the slaves. Education would empower the people to fight for their rights and overcome any form of slavery.
He was aware of his disadvantaged situation as a slave but instead he chose not to bow to the pressure and fight back.
The book was so humorous that he feared that he would be enslaved again for the weaknesses that he portrayed in the American lifestyle and how he was able to trick them with the attire [...]
The narrative of Equiano's life Equiano was born in Africa in a country known as Benin, his family included seven members and Equiano was the youngest in the family that only had one sister; during [...]
In the West, millions of African slaves were entrenched in to the American labor force from the beginning of the 16th century and were not freed until the last decade of the 19th century.
The book, 'Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass' is both an indictment of slavery and a call to action for its abolition.
Another evidence of beatings perpetrated on slaves is seen when Douglass is taken to the custody of Mr. The effect of this can be seen when Douglass was taken to Mr.
This speech is considered to be the brightest words in regards to civil rights, slave freedom, and a kind of reborn of slaves and their families.