Profile of the Day: Frederick Douglass
Today we celebrate the birth of abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass! Douglass was born into slavery around February 1818. Although the exact date of his birth is not known, later in his life, Douglass celebrated his birthday on February 14. As a slave, he tried to escape from twice before he succeeded. After his escape from slavery, Douglass became one of the most important leaders of the abolitionist movement.
Frederick Douglass is connected to over 75 million people in Geni’s World Family Tree. How are you related?