On Dec 3, 1847, Frederick Douglass, a runaway slave, who went on to become a civil and human rights icon and the first black man to hold high office in US government, started the abolitionist newspaper, The North Star with the motto Right is of no Sex — Truth is of no Color — God is the Father of us all, and we are all brethren.” (1847)

Frederick Douglass c. 1855, 1st edition of The North Star, Dec 3 1847, from The Library of Congress

In those times, escaped slaves, normally, kept a low profile, but Douglass was different. He risked getting recaptured to become a powerful voice against slavery, for truth and justice. His struggles were not…

Abhishek Bais

Seasoned R&D EDA, Data Science Enthusiast, Cultural Explorer

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