These images are from the Fredrick Douglass exhibition and his lecture in the SCAD Museum of Art on October 3rd, 2019. He was an American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman. After escaping from slavery in Maryland, he became a national leader of the abolitionist movement in Massachusetts and New York. In his time, he was a living counter-example to slaveholders' arguments that slaves lacked the intellectual capacity to function as independent American citizens.
Fredrick Douglass is the most influential African American of the nineteenth century; he made a career of agitating the American conscience. For African Americans, he was like heroes. I have enjoyed the lecture about him because he was a hero that fighting to end slavery in the United States.
I remembered when I read that after he went back to the States from Scotland, people who have not believed him that served as a slave in some points in his life.
I have to be honest that I have not heard of him before, but after I attended the lecture and the exhibition, I learned a lot from him. His spirit inspired me, and also inspired millions of people in the generation to come.
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