Founder of American Abolitionism
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 827 , Segment 1
Episode: Martin Luther King Day
- Jan 14, 2021 8:00 pm
- 31:02 mins
Anthony Benezet was not only a founder of Atlantic abolitionism, he fought for the rights of Native Americans and the education of girls. His Quaker background and his research on Africa informed his activism. Guest: Maurice Jackson, Associate Professor of History at Georgetown University, and author of "Let This Voice be Heard: Anthony Benezet, Father of Atlantic Abolitionism"