Runaway slave ads were a reality in America as long as slavery existed. Appearing...
“The whole land is full of blood.”
These ominous words were uttered by James W. C. Pennington, a former slave...
On March 4, 1861, the day Abraham Lincoln was first sworn into office as President of the United States, the Chicago Tribune printed this...
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