• Frederick Douglass: A Biography

  • By: Blake Davis
  • Narrated by: Jimmy Kieffer
  • Length: 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Release date: 02-21-18
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Blake Davis
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 (13 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Frederick Douglass was a prominent African American who lived in 19th-century America and fought for the abolition of the slave trade through his work as an orator, statesman, and writer. He constantly challenged the prevailing attitudes of the times regarding race and color, making him both a controversial as well as a heroic figure in American history. He is remembered as one of the first African Americans to take a prominent role in public life, promoting equality and human rights for all, through his position in high public office. His legacy continues today in the ongoing fight for racial equality, both in the United States and beyond. His life was one of controversy as he strove to achieve the equalities which are now largely taken for granted. He received threats to his life, as well as making many enemies amongst those who believed that slavery should remain an active force throughout the US. Throughout his life he fought for what he believed to be right, often at great personal costs. But it was his unique insight into slavery, he himself having been raised a slave, which gave credence to his arguments in favor of its abolition. Never before had an African American found such a prominent platform in the public eye, and he used it not for personal gain, but in order that he might help his fellow men and women to win the freedom he himself eventually enjoyed.
©2018 Blake Davis (P)2018 Blake Davis
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5 out of 5 stars
By mandymay on 03-04-18

Breaking the ⛓️ of slavery

A look at how far we've come and how far we still have to go. Unfortunately, there are still some ignorant people living in the south. At times it feels like a handful of us can't really make a difference, but stories like this teach us otherwise.

When one man can accomplish such a remarkable achievement, it's empowers future generations to push for positive change.
The narrator did an excellent job conveying this inspirational story.
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5 out of 5 stars
By Rebecca Azizov on 03-13-18

a great biography

a very good biography that tell us very well the information we need to know actually it was lovely I learned a lot

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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