Category Archives: John Brown

Who’s My #1 Greatest American? William Lloyd Garrison

The PBS serises, The Abolitionists, is about 5 American anti-slavery activists:  Angelina Grimke, William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglas, John Brown, and Harriet Beecher Stowe. The series includes two of my Top 10 Greatest Americans Who is my greatest American of … Continue reading

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The Grimke Sisters — My 6th Greatest American(s)

Two sisters, daughters of a prominent South Carolina plantation owner, slaveholder, and judge; are my #6 Greatest American(s). Their names are Sarah Grimke (1792-1873) and Angelina Grimke (1805-1879). At age 5 Sarah saw a slave being whipped and tried to … Continue reading

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Frederick Douglas — “An American Slave”

Frederick Douglas was claimed to be personal property from his birth around 1818 in the state of Maryland.  He was physically, mentally, and emotionally abused — kept in degraded conditions and treated like an animal.  He was separated from his … Continue reading

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