Frederick Douglass was a famous speaker, writer, civil rights activist, and abolitionist. Born into slavery, he escaped to freedom and dedicated the rest of his life to securing freedom for others and equal rights for everyone. He wrote three biographies which still provide an excellent look at the conditions slaves were kept in.
This kid-friendly video is filled with facts and information about Frederick Douglass and his life; it also briefly explains the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments. Frederick Douglass changed history!