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Writing the Life of Frederick Douglass
Brooks Memorial Library
Yale historian David Blight, author of a new biography of Frederick Douglass, tells Douglass’s story: an escaped slave who became one of the leading abolitionists, orators, and writers of his era.
For more information
- “A Big New Biography Treats Frederick Douglass as Man, Not Myth,” New York Times, 10/17/2018
- Publisher page for David Blight’s Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
“5 Things You Should Know About Frederick Douglass” (2:43):