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a Backbone (1856, unpublished and no longer extant) and The Escape; or, A Leap for Freedom (1858). The Forten family and Sarah Douglass were freeborn, but many others were former slaves. He traveled throughout Europe. Women During the Civil War: An Encyclopedia. "Women with a Special Mission". The Liberator and was a poet and educator. A passionate educator, she also taught black children and adults in New York. . Sarah Forten, along with Sarah Douglass, were among the most articulate and persistent voices in the antislavery movement.

The family continued as entrepreneurs. They still suffered from racism and the children attended a segregated school. Brown continually struggled with how to represent slavery as it was to his audiences. Given passage of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 in the US, which increased penalties and more severely enforced capture of fugitive slaves, he chose to stay in England until 1854. Over the next two years, she, her brother, and others spoke in Massachusetts, Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania. They should not be forgotten.

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Janice Sumler-Lewis points out, they became not just well-meaning ladies but an aggressive, persistent force for change in the Philadelphia area. Anthony, to tour New York State addressing anti-slavery issues. He read the latter aloud at abolitionist meetings in lieu of the typical lecture. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. The Remonds' home provided a haven for both black and white abolitionists. I cannot read a book, said Sojourner Truth, but I can read the people. 18 Abolition orator and writer After his return to the US, Brown gave lectures for the abolitionist movement in New York and Massachusetts. Sarah Parker Remond (June 6, 1815 December 13, 1894) was. Filter by: Nationality American.