He Published The North Star, An Abolitionist Newspaper, From 1847 To 1864. He Moved To Washington, DC In 1872, Where He Held Government Posts Under Several Republican Administrations. He Was A U.S. Marshall In 1877, Recorder Of Deeds In 1881 And U.S. Minister Of Haiti And Santo Domingo.
Douglass Was Born A Slave And Escaped After Forging His Own Freedom Papers. He Went On To Write Three Autobiographies Which Were Popular In America And Europe. The Books Include: "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave," "My Bondage and My Freedom" And "Life and Times of Frederick Douglass."
"In Order For Black History To Live, We Must Continue To Breathe Life Into It."-- Hubert Gaddy, Jr.