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We Suffered Our Children to Be Destroyed

Jill Ogline Titus

in Brown's Battleground: Students, Segregationists, and the Struggle for Justice in Prince Edward County, Virginia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835074
eISBN:
9781469602455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869369_titus.6
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how Prince Edward blacks threw themselves into organizing the Prince Edward County Christian Association (PECCA) while the white community expressed its solidarity through ... More


Serious Doubts on the Slavery Question

Susan E. Lindsey

in Liberty Brought Us Here: The True Story of American Slaves Who Migrated to Liberia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179339
eISBN:
9780813179353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179339.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

After his return to Kentucky, Ben Major becomes deeply involved in the nascent Christian Church (Disciples of Christ); its founders, Alexander Campbell and Barton W. Stone, stridently oppose slavery. ... More


The Movement Evolves

J. Michael Butler

in Beyond Integration: The Black Freedom Struggle in Escambia County, Florida, 1960-1980

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627472
eISBN:
9781469627496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627472.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

The 1964 transfer of Reverend W. C. Dobbins to an Alabama church changed the nature and the focus of the continuing black freedom struggle. Reverend H. K. Matthews asserted himself as the leading ... More


People of Culture and Refinement

Susan E. Lindsey

in Liberty Brought Us Here: The True Story of American Slaves Who Migrated to Liberia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179339
eISBN:
9780813179353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179339.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Ben Major, who owned and then freed Tolbert, Austin, and their families, is a good-looking man with wavy dark hair, thick brows, and expressive eyes. In his late teens, he moves to New Orleans, where ... More


Liberty Brought Us Here: The True Story of American Slaves Who Migrated to Liberia

Susan E. Lindsey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179339
eISBN:
9780813179353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179339.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Liberty Brought Us Here: The True Story of American Slaves Who Migrated to Liberia is a narrative nonfiction book that tells the compelling story of four adults and twelve children from southwestern ... More


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