I am a Republican, a black, dyed in the wool Republican, and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom and progress.
Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave.
If there is to be a human future, we must bring ourselves into balanced relationship with ...- David Korten
Government should do a few things, and do them right.- George W. Bush
Boxing was not the sport that I thought is was due to all the politics.- Gerry Cooney
Politics is the science of who gets what, when, and why.- Sidney Hillman
Mediocrity in politics is not to be despised. Greatness is not needed.- Hans Magnus Enzensberger
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|Death:||20th February, 1895|
|Profession:||Abolitionist, Author, Diplomat, Editor, Statesman|
Frederick Douglass was born in Talbot County, Maryland, USA. He was an American abolitionist, orator, author, editor, statesman, and diplomat. After escaping from slavery in Maryland, he became a national leader of the abolitionist movement from Massachusetts and New York, gaining note for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writings. He wrote several autobiographies include: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, My Bondage and My Freedom, and Life and Times of Frederick Douglass. He also actively supported women's suffrage. Without his approval, he became the first African American nominated for Vice President of the United States as the running mate and Vice Presidential nominee of Victoria Woodhull, on the Equal Rights Party ticket.
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