I have much to learn about American history.
African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman
A man ahead of his time and yet someone we ideally need in today's hostile & toxic climate.
Douglass was a firm believer in the equality of all peoples, whether black, female, Native American, or recent immigrant. He was also a believer in dialogue and in making alliances across racial and ideological divides, and in the liberal values of the American Constitution.