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Reading Together: About Frederick Douglass

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Recently returned to the cultural spotlight, Frederick Douglass's impact on American history is felt even in today's current events. 

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom 

The definitive, dramatic biography of the most important African American of the nineteenth century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his day and one of the leading abolitionists and writers of the era. In this remarkable biography, David Blight has drawn on new information held in a private collection that few other historian have consulted, as well as recently discovered issues of Douglass’s newspapers.

By David Blight. Published by Simon & Schuster, 2018, 912 pages.

The Life of Frederick Douglass: A Graphic Narrative of a Slave's Journey from Bondage to Freedom

A graphic novel biography of the escaped slave, abolitionist, public speaker, and most photographed man of the nineteenth century, based on his autobiographical writings and speeches, spotlighting the key events and people that shaped the life of this great American.

By David F. Walker and illustrated by Damon Smyth and Marissa Lousie, Published by Ten Speed Press, 2019, 192 pages, softcover.