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Frederick Douglass: Pathway from Slavery to Freedom (2010)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  10 February 2010 (USA)
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Frederick Douglass: Pathway from Slavery to Freedom tells the fascinating story of the young Douglass and his escape from the horrors of slavery at the age of 20 and became one of our ... See full summary »

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Charly Alvarez ...
M-Rod
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Hugh Auld
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Sophie Auld
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Harriet Bailey
Ryder Chasin ...
Joseph
Dolores Fleming ...
Frederick's Grandmother (as Delores Fleming)
Malik Goethe ...
Jeff Greene ...
Sailor at Train Station
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Slave handler
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Marion Mason ...
Sweet
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Covey
Frank Shattuck ...
Train Conductor
J.J. Singleton ...
J.J.
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Frederick Douglass: Pathway from Slavery to Freedom tells the fascinating story of the young Douglass and his escape from the horrors of slavery at the age of 20 and became one of our nation's most influential abolitionists Few people achieve in a lifetime what young Frederick Douglass achieved by the age of 17. At the age of 8, Frederick Douglass's slave owner, Mrs. Auld, "very kindly commenced to teach me the A,B,Cs." But her husband soon found out and forbade his wife to instruct the young slave child who was so hungry for knowledge. This taught Douglass an essential lesson, "I now understand what had been to me a most perplexing difficulty--to wit, the white man's power to enslave the black man. From that moment, I understood the pathway from slavery to freedom...I set out with high hope at whatever cost of trouble to learn how to read." Lacking a formal teacher, Douglass befriended "the little white boys I met in the street. As many of these as I could, I converted into teachers.... Written by Anonymous

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