Tag: <span>abolitionist</span>

A profile of Sojourner Truth, an abolitionist and women’s rights activist who was born a slave, walked to freedom, and successfully sued for custody of her son.

Historical Profile

A profile of the profound abolitionist and author Frederick Douglass which covers his childhood, escape from slavery, abolitionism, and later life.

Historical Profile

A profile of William Still, a Philadelphia based abolitionist who was a prodigious conductor on the Underground Railroad.

Historical Profile

A profile of Henry Highland Garnet, an escaped slave who rose to prominence as a fiery abolitionist preacher and called on slaves to rise up and take their freedom.

Historical Profile