In conjunction with BLACK HISTORY MONTH, we introduce three amazing individuals who truly believed in freedom, achievement and self-worth. Most certainly they believed in equality!
Frederick Douglass was also born in the month of February. He had much respect for the work and convictions of Harriet Tubman. He wrote to Harriet and in his letter he praised her, “I know of no one who has willingly encountered more perils and hardships to serve our enslaved people than you have”. Frederick had much to say when he gained the freedom to do so!
It was amazing people like Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman and Sojourner Truth that made great sacrifices and played a vital role in the fight that led to the end slavery in America.
“I didn’t know I was a slave until I found out I couldn't’t do the things I wanted” - Frederick Douglass
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world" - Harriet Tubman
"Those are the same stars, and that is the same moon, that look down upon your brothers and sisters, and which they see as they look up to them, though they are ever so far away from us, and each other" - Sojourner Truth
Join Frederick Douglass on his journey from slavery to freedom, from the plantation fields in Maryland to the streets of New York City and appointments to several political positions. In fact, he was nominated for Vice President of the United States in the 1872 elections! Frederick was the first African-American to be nominated.
What do you know about Harriet Tubman? Embark on a captivating history story like no other and visit Harriet and find out more about her amazing life. Born into slavery, Harriet became an abolitionist and humanitarian and went on to become a source of inspiration to others.
Sojourner Truth exemplified courage and determination. She was an African-American abolitionist and women’s rights activist and her story is one of great hardship and perseverance, proving her ability to overcome any barriers.
You have the opportunity to join our digital on-line library and find out ore about their selfless and inspirational life stories through our unique BioView's.
So teachers and parents, remember these incredible Americans throughout February and let their voices be heard. Students will discover inspiring life stories and personal achievements. They understood only too well the importance of freedom and they dedicated their lives fighting for it, thus changing the lives of so many.
Our inspirational stories are an absorbing, interesting and effective way for all of us to reinforce our work ethics, to develop better career strategies and to enhance our personal lives.
This newly-developed concept in storytelling offers unique insights into how amazing people converted their opportunities into achievements. Featuring historical celebrities as well as lesser-known names, this extensive digital story collection can inspire and motivate people to achieve their own ambitions in life.
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