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America's Forgotten Black Founding Father

Constant Wonder
  • May 26, 2021 7:00 pm
  • 19:54

This Black abolitionist campaigned for emancipation, even before the American Revolution succeeded. He also founded the first Black Masonic Lodge in America, which provided political standing and personal protection for its members, and advocated for better education for Black children. Guest: Danielle Allen, James Bryant Conant University Professor at Harvard University and author of "A Forgotten Black Founding Father" in "The Atlantic," February 2021