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Philadelphia July 3 2002- As a student that has much to achieve in life I believe that this years Freedom Award should be Awarded to Fredrick Douglass Fredrick Douglass individualism and heroism reminded me of the self-reliance piece Douglass was born into slavery and turned his life into something great for the future to observe Douglas felt that slavery was unacceptable in his as well as in America He used this unacceptability as a driving force to educate himself and to become free As a black man of his time Fredrick Douglass was able to read and write which made him a very influential person Fredrick Douglass was known as the African- American who did it all Douglass was born a slave in Tuckahoe Maryland and spent his adolescence as a houseboy in Baltimore He escaped to Massachusetts were he began a career as an abolitionist after giving an important speech at an antislavery convention Douglas did much through his travel to protest slavery Douglass used his skills over the years to lecture in the northern star against slavery He also helped slaves escape to the North while working with the Underground Railroad Douglass established the abolitionist paper The North Star on December 3 1847 and also developed it into the most popular influential black antislavery paper published during the antebellum era The North Star was used to not only denounce slaver but to fight for the women and other oppressed groups The North Star reached up to 4000 readers in the United Sates Europe and the West Indies The North Star merged with the Liberty Party Paper of Syracuse and renamed his paper to Fredrick Douglass Paper Douglass devoted the next three year of his life after this exciting event in publishing and abolitionist magazine called Douglass Monthly A weekly established in Washington DC to serve former slaves He renamed this magazine to The New National Era and published it until
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