From Slavery to Freedom

He was eight years old, sometime in the early 1800s, when he was sent to Baltimore to live with a ship carpenter named Mr. Hugh Auld. As Frederick Douglass wrote in his Narrative, “Going to live at Baltimore laid the foundation, and opened the gateway to all my subsequent prosperity.” But what happened in Baltimore that propelled Frederick so powerfully and completely into “all” his future success? …READ MORE

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