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By Julie Winch

ISBN-10: 0195086910

ISBN-13: 9780195086911

ISBN-10: 0195163400

ISBN-13: 9780195163407

Winch has written the 1st full-length biography of James Forten, a hero of African American historical past and essentially the most amazing males in 19th-century America.

Born right into a loose black family members in 1766, Forten served within the innovative warfare as undefined. by means of 1810 he had earned the excellence of being the major sailmaker in Philadelphia. quickly after Forten emerged as a pacesetter in Philadelphia's black group and was once lively in a variety of reform actions. particularly sought after in nationwide and foreign antislavery events, he served as vice-president of the yank Anti-Slavery Society and have become shut neighbors with William Lloyd Garrison to whom he lent funds to begin up the Liberator. His kin have been all lively abolitionists and a granddaughter, Charlotte Forten, released a well-known diary of her reports educating ex-slaves in South Carolina's Sea Islands throughout the Civil War.

This is the 1st critical biography of Forten, who stands beside Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, and Martin Luther King, Jr., within the pantheon of African american citizens who essentially formed American history.

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