[PDF] Sterling Biographies: Frederick Douglass: Rising Up from Slavery (Sterling Biographies) By Frances E. Ruffin – Airdomains.co.uk

Sterling Biographies: Frederick Douglass: Rising Up from Slavery (Sterling Biographies) From Slave To Freedom Fighter That Was The Long And Hard Journey Taken By Frederick Douglass Douglass Was America S First Great Civil Rights Leader, And He Threw Off The Physical, Mental, And Legal Chains Of Slavery To Become One Of America S Greatest Champions For Human Rights It Was Said That His Life Was Proof That Once Black People Could Read And Write About Their Injustices, They Would Have The Power To End Slavery Frances E Ruffin Explores This Inspiring Figure In All His Complexity, And Captures The Hardships, Prejudice, And Violence Douglass Endured As He Fought For Justice Numerous Fascinating Illustrations, Photos, And Engravings Show Douglass S Family, Abolition Meetings, Civil War Battles, Freed Blacks Getting Their First Vote, And.

10 thoughts on “Sterling Biographies: Frederick Douglass: Rising Up from Slavery (Sterling Biographies)

  1. says:

    Having just finished a book on Abraham Lincoln and slavery, I found this book to be much enjoyable and understandable than I otherwise would have The life story of Frederick Douglass is tragic and triumphant He was a true hero to the people of this country during the pivotal years between 1845 and 1870 or thereabouts He was so important in the crusade to liberate the slaves both before and after gaining his own freedom Once that was achieve, he worked tirelessly to help the blacks achieve a level of equality that they struggled to win He was a great role model to them and to everyone He never backed down.The book is written for young people and is easily understood I listened to this book, and my one big complaint is that the narrator, in spite of having a great voice and speaking clearly, did a horrible job with proper inflections I found myself thinking, now wait What did he just say mean But I also found m...

  2. says:

    An interesting look at the life of one of America s most ardent abolitionists Born a slave in 1818, he suffered under the cruelty of several owners and masters others were tolerant and kind He had a compelling desire to attain his freedom which he did in his twenties , then to fight for freedom for all blacks He became a proflic writer and founded his own newspaper the North Star which advocated the abolition of slavery and also for women s sufferage He was a very capable orator, and was in great demand not only in the United States, but also in Great Britain Though he did not agree with all of President Lin...

  3. says:

    This book is very informative But as a young African American child it makes me sad to read stuff like this To know that people like Fredrick were considered property and were shipped off from place to place like a couch To know that Fredrick lived this way until he was twenty five sort of stabbed a whole in my heart It truely made me feel for Fredrick But it also made me happy to know that after all he had been through he had the courage to fi...

  4. says:

    I though that this book described what people were going through during slavery and how people were affected by it Fredrick Douglass was just one example of how blacks were treated and I think that it is also very assuring to see an example of one that was successful at the end Also, I think that people who ever doubted him were probably pissed because he was so successful Also,...

  5. says:

    Short, informative biography of Frederick Douglass, the first American civil rights leader Born into slavery, he was determined to educate himself and live as a free man He escaped from slavery, and rose to national and international prominence as a powerful orator for the a...

  6. says:

    I loved this book It was SO informative and interesting The pictures were really well chosen, and they definitely enhanced my understanding of and appreciation for FD s life He was truly an amazing person He set a great example for everyone around him a...

  7. says:

    Listened to this book in one sitting driving as an audiobook from audible.com I found it very fascinating I learned about the mistreatment of slaves, abolitionist mov t and the wide circles that Douglass ran in and impacted I m a history buff and think this is a solid read listen.

  8. says:

    easy read biography of a great American that was one of the most influential civil rights champions of our Country.

  9. says:

    Very informative and educational a good read

  10. says:

    UNABRIDGEDNarrated by Cornelius JonesPUBLISHER Audible, Inc.Summary From slave to freedom fighter that was the long and hard journey taken by Frederick Douglass Douglass was America s first great civil rights leader, and he threw off the physical, mental, and legal chains of slavery to become one of America s greatest champions for human rights It was said that his life was proof that once black people could read and write about their injustices, they would have the power to end slavery.Frances E Ruffin explores this inspiring figure in all his complexity, and captures the hardships, prejudice, and violence Douglass endured as he fought for justice 2008 Sterling P 2009 Audible, Inc At about 3.5 hours, this is not a long biography It could be easily stopped if you are sharing with a child If you want to listen in one go, easy Not only did I learn muc...

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