African-American Slavery Foes

These African-Americans are famous for fighting against slavery. Learn more about their lives.

Frederick Douglass
One of the most important Black Americans in the history of the country was Frederick Douglass. Find out more about this outspoken foe of slavery.

Harriet Tubman
The "Moses" of her people, she escorted more than 300 slaves to safety. Find out more about this extraordinary woman.

Sojourner Truth
Born into slavery and never able to read or write, she nonetheless was a tired and famous advocate for both abolition and women's voting rights.

Josiah Henson
Read the story of the man who was the inspiration for Uncle Tom's Cabin.

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