My Escape from Slavery

by Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass was an American abolitionist, women’s suffragist, editor, orator, author, statesman and reformer, and is one of the most  prominent figures in African American and United States history. In this Audio reading, he shares a story he held back for many years –  just how he escaped from his slave masters and gained his freedom. (38 minutes)

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