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Frederick Douglass: From Slavery to Statesman (Voices for Freedom)

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"Frederick Douglass: From Slavery to Statesman (Voices for Freedom)" masterfully captures the transformative journey of Frederick Douglass from a life in bondage to becoming a pivotal advocate for racial justice and gender equality. Published on August 1, 2009, this compelling narrative invites middle-school readers to explore the tenacious spirit of Douglass, who not only advised presidents like Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson but also championed the inclusion of African Americans in the Union army during the Civil War. His eloquent advocacy extended beyond his own freedom, as he stood as a vocal supporter of women's rights. Through this book, students are encouraged to delve into the intersections of race and gender, and reflect on how Douglass's enduring fight for equality resonates with today’s ongoing struggles for justice. Engage with this inspiring story and ponder, how can we apply Douglass’s principles to present-day challenges?
Published by Crabtree Classics on August 1, 2009
64 pages
ISBN: 9780778748366
Best for readers in Middle School
This book provides valuable insights into Gender Equality and Racial Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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