Frederick Douglass and Southern Politics

Frederick Douglass published his autobiography 170 years ago this year. When it appeared in 1845 it instantly became a blockbuster and a central text of the abolitionist cause. It also made Douglass perhaps the best known African American in the country.The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass describes the grinding, awful realities of slavery from the point of view of the slave. As he tells his own story, in his own voice, he also takes great pains to expose and discredit every...

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