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.
Category: <span>Black History Profile</span>
A profile of Mary Ann Shadd Cary, the first Black woman publisher in North America, the first woman publisher in Canada, a graduate of Howard University Law School’s first class, and the second Black woman in America to earn a law degree.
A profile of Blanche Bruce, a Mississippi politician who became the second Black man to serve in the U.S. Senate but the first to serve a full term.
A profile of Dorothy Height, an activist for civil and women’s rights who helped to organize the March on Washington and spent decades leading the YWCA and NCNW.