Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) was an American writer and human rights fighter of African origin. He was born in slavery and fled to the American North to become an abolitionism leader there. There he began publishing ‘The North Star’ newspaper. His most famous literary work is his own autobiography: ‘Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave’. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave’ is a memoir of Frederick Douglass that is devoted to his life while being a slave, his escape to American North and activity as an abolitionism leader.