Road To Freedom | Elizabeth Freeman’s Journey Out Of Slavery – Bett vs. Ashley

Slavery had been deeply intertwined into the economy of the 18th century American colonies.  This is the story of a slave in the home of Colonel Ashley and how she used the U.S Revolution to sue for freedom and won her case against the state of Massachusetts.

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The Civil Rights Movement | President Truman Signs Executive Order 9981

The blog will be placing a spotlight on a very important movement in American history over the next few weeks in honor of Black History Month. I want to focus on the positive changes and crucial moments during a time where injustice thrived!

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An Open Letter To President Franklin D. Roosevelt by Activist A. Phillip Randolph

A. Philip Randolph wrote an open letter to President Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 12th, 1934. He was a civil rights activist and a founder of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. A labor union for African-Americans working at the Pullman Car Company.

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