Paul Cuffe He was an Black philanthropist_ merchant_ sea captain

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					                          ANTI-SLAVERY PANELISTS
Paul Cuffe: He was an Black philanthropist, merchant, sea captain and abolitionist. The
son of a former African slave father and American Indian mother, Cuffe was born on the
island of Cuttyhunk, Massachusetts, near the commercial port of New Bedford.

Levi Coffin: He was an American abolitionist and President of the Underground
Railroad. Levi Coffin was from New Garden, North Carolina,

Lacretia Motts: She was an American abolitionist and educator.. Born in the seaport
town of Nantucket, Massachusetts.

Sarah Moore Grimke’: She was American abolitionist and advocate of women's rights.
From Charleston, South Carolina, she came from a distinguished Southern family.

Sojourner Truth: She was a Black abolitionist and advocate of women's rights. Born into
slavery in Hurley, Ulster County, New York, and originally named Isabella. (She was
freed when New York State emancipated slaves in 1828.)

William Lloyd Garrison: He was an American abolitionist and newspaper publisher. The
son of a seaman from Newburyport, Massachusetts he was indentured at the age of 14
to the owner of the Newburyport Herald where he became an expert printer.
Charles Sumner: He was an American politician and abolitionist. The son of a lawyer he
was from Boston, Massachusetts.

Horace Greenley: He was an American journalist and abolitionist. From in Amherst,
New Hampshire, he trained as a printer moving to New York City where he became a

Harriet Jacobs: She was an African-American abolitionist and author. Born into slavery
in Edenton, North Carolina

Henry “Box” Brown: He was a Black abolitionist and writer. Brown was born a slave
Louisa County, Virginia. He was separated from his family in 1830 and brought to
Richmond to work in a tobacco factory.

Frederick Douglass: He was a Black abolitionist, orator, and writer, who escaped
slavery and urged other Blacks to do likewise before and during the American Civil War.
From Tuckahoe, Maryland, he was the son of a slave.

Elizabeth Keckley: She was a Black domestic, author, and abolitionist. Born at the
Dinwiddie Court House, Virginia, she was a dressmaker, seamstress, and personal maid
to President Abraham Lincoln's wife, Mary Todd. When she was in her teens, the
Burgwells sold her to a slave owner in North Carolina by whom she was raped and had
one child, George.
Henry McNeal Turner: He was a Black Nationalist, Repatriations advocate, and
Minister. From near Abbeville, South Carolina, born of free parents, McNeal was
ordained a minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church

Abraham Lincoln: The sixteen president of the United States. He built the Republican
Party into a strong national organization. Further, he rallied most of the northern
Democrats to the Union cause. On January 1, 1863, he issued the Emancipation
Proclamation that declared forever free those slaves within the Confederacy.

Ulysses S. Grant: was an American general and the eighteenth President of the United
States. He achieved international fame as the leading Union general in the American
Civil War