Tag: Abolitionist

Jane Austen

Newly Unearthed Research Links Beloved Author Jane Austen With England’s Early Abolitionist Anti-Slave Movement

Fans of classic author Jane Austen and her novels, including Emma and Pride and Prejudice, have a new reason to celebrate her life and work. An Arizona State researcher has uncovered previously unknown information linking Austen and her family to England’s anti-slave movement in the early 1800s. Lynn Elber of…

martin, delany

Black History Month Profiles: Martin Delany, Journalist, Author, Physician, Abolitionist, Soldier

During Black History Month, DiversityInc is honoring a series of Black innovators and history makers such as journalist and author Martin Delany who are often overlooked in mainstream media coverage and history books. Check back throughout February to learn about more important figures. Born: May 6, 1812, Charles Town, Va….

Archived: $21 Million Harriet Tubman State Park Project Now Open

Harriet Tubman In Dorchester County, Maryland, near the plantation where Harriet Tubman was born in 1822, now sits a 17-acre park to memorialize the iconic freedom fighter. Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Parkis located in Church Creek on Maryland’s Eastern shore, about 90 miles from Baltimore or Washington, D.C. A…