Founder of American Abolitionism

Founder of American Abolitionism

Constant Wonder

Martin Luther King Day

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"