If  you a have a couple of hours, I highly recommend watching (online)The Abolitionists which is the story of Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimké’s fight against slavery. It’s an in-depth look at their lives and ultimately how their paths crossed in the effort to abolish slavery. I was struck by the life of Frederick Douglass and not because he was a slave but because he was an escaped slave who dared to speak in public and John Brown who went vigilante for the cause. But really I was struck by all of them for their strength of conviction.

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