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On This Day: Black Abolitionists Rescue Escaped Slave from Courthouse

On This Day: Black Abolitionists Rescue Escaped Slave from Courthouse

It was 168 years ago when a group of abolitionists stormed a Boston courthouse to rescue a runaway slave.

Harriet Tubman to Bump Andrew Jackson from Face of $20 Bill

Harriet Tubman, an African-American abolitionist who was born a slave, will stand with George Washington, Abraham…

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass Statue to Debut

Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday used a tribute to 19th-century abolitionist Frederick Douglass to…

13th Amendment On Display

We are now upon February, the month during which histories of Black individuals and collectives…