William Wells Brown Quote
Letter to his son (1648)
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWilliam Wells Brown
Died: 1884 (aged 70)
Occupation: Activist, abolitionist, writer, historian.
Bio: William Wells Brown was a prominent African-American abolitionist lecturer, novelist, playwright, and historian. Born into slavery in the Southern United States, Brown escaped to the North in 1834, where he worked for abolitionist causes and was a prolific writer.