The moral crusades of Sojourner Truth and Frances Harper, activists against racial and gender oppression.
Henry Highland Garnet encourages, or actually demands, that enslaved Americans throw off their chains and debates Douglass over how best to resist slavery.
In two speeches marking holidays, Frederick Douglass champions the idea of world citizenship, the power of appeals to conscience to bring change, and the role of violence.
Frederick Douglass' journey from slave to leading figure of 19th century American thought.
Melvin Rogers joins us to discuss Hosea Walker, Maria Stewart, and Hosea Easton.
Hosea Easton’s Treatise provides an overlooked but fascinating theory of race and racism.
Maria W. Stewart’s public addresses bring the concerns of African American women into the struggle against racial prejudice.