American Achievers: Lovers of Freedom

Series produced by New Visions, New Voices

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This is American Achievers: Lovers of Freedom with Charles S. Dutton. They may have been revolutionaries from different stripes, but these men and women fought for equality for all who called America home.

This is American Achievers: Lovers of Freedom with Charles S. Dutton. They may have been revolutionaries from different stripes, but these men and women fought for equality for all who called America home.


6 Pieces

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In May 1851, a group of women gathered at a conference in Akron, Ohio after having unsuccessfully petitioned the Ohio Constitutional Convention of ...

Bought by KUNM and WEZU


  • Added: May 06, 2014
  • Length: 06:08
  • Purchases: 2
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Born as a free Black in Connecticut in 1803, Maria Stewart would make history on September 21, 1832 when she became the earliest known American wom...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WEZU


  • Added: May 06, 2014
  • Length: 05:45
  • Purchases: 2
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An advocate of militant abolitionism, and renowned for his skills as a public speaker, Henry Highland Garnet advocated armed insurrection as the be...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 06, 2014
  • Length: 06:32
  • Purchases: 1
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Harriet Tubman would become known as the Moses of her people for serving as an abolitionist and as the chief conductor of the Underground Railroad....

Bought by WHCP-LP, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and WEZU


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 06:21
  • Purchases: 3
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After Frederick Douglass escaped north to gain freedom from American slavery, he became a major abolitionist. Actor Charles Dutton provides narrati...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Born in 1829 in what is now Arizona, Geronimo was a member of the Bedonkohe band of Apache and spent most of his early adult at war with his natura...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 05:56
  • Purchases: 1