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  • The Abolitionists: American Experience

American Experience | Who is Angelina Grimke? | PBS

Duration: 01:59
Program: The Abolitionists: American Experience #2501
Broadcast Date: Jan. 9, 2013

The daughter of a wealthy slave-holding family in Charleston, South Carolina, Angelina Grimke believed that slavery was a sin and a stain on the nation. In 1829, she moved north to Philadelphia and became a leader in the abolitionist movement.



Post Date: December 20, 2012