Monday, February 14, 2011

Happy Black HisStory Month!

Happy Black HisStory Month!
We Honor Frederick Douglass (born 1818 – 1895) was an American Social Reformer, Orator, Writer and Statesman. After escaping from slavery, Frederick Douglass became a leader of the abolitionist movement. Mr.Douglass actively supported woman's suffrage. Following the war, he worked on behalf of equal rights for freedmen, and held multiple public offices.
Frederick was a firm believer in the equality of all people, whether Black, Female, Native American, or recent immigrant. In 1848, Douglass attended the first woman's rights convention, the Seneca Falls Convention.
In 1872, Douglass became the First African American nominated for Vice President of the United States. U.S. Postal Service honored Douglass with a postage stamp in 1965.

Happy Black History!

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