by Joshua M Casper
They were born with the same moniker, and both changed history. Two names. Two men. Two identities, Muhammed Ali and Cassius Marcellus Clay will forever be linked.
SOURCE: The Nation
In The Slave’s Cause, she offers nearly 750 impassioned pages for considering abolitionism as a longstanding progressive force in American life.
SOURCE: The Yale Press Log
by Manisha Sinha
Abolitionists never stopped pushing at the boundaries of their society and laid the foundations of the interracial democracy we still aspire to.
SOURCE: New York Times
A major five-year exhibition opening Jan. 15 at the Brooklyn Historical Society will bring to life the stories of largely unknown Brooklyn abolitionists who led the anti-slavery movement.
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