1. US Mint releases coins honoring Harriet Tubman

    By Chandelis Duster, CNN The US Mint released commemorative coins honoring abolitionist Harriet Tubman Thursday. The coins include $5 gold coins, $1 silver coins and half-dollar coins that commemorate the bicentennial of her birth. This is the first time the US Mint has honored Tub
  2. OTD - Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck

    Good Morning! On this day, (Saturday) November 25 in 1778 Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck was born. She was known as being a British essayist, religious/spiritual writer, pamphleteer, poet and abolitionist.
  3. Safe Spaces

    Prepared vocal ministry, Friends church, Sunday, October 22, 2023 #safety #community #overcomingprejudice #peace #inclusion #Kindness What does it feel like to be completely safe? Can you think back to a time in your own experience when you felt at ease, cozy, relaxed, and perfect
  4. October 16, 1859 Abolitionist John Brown led a group of 21 other men, five black and sixteen white, in a raid on the U.S. arsenal at Harper's Ferry, Virginia. They had hoped to set off a slave revolt — throughout the south — with the weapons they had planned to seize. Virtually all
  5. This week for Baltimore Histories , I wrote about William Watkins, Sr.'s impactful work as an anti-colonizationist, educator, abolitionist, and mentor in antebellum Black #Baltimore :
  6. The Truth About Sojourner Truth

    Sojourner Truth was the first Black woman abolitionist and women's rights activist. In Issue #351 of our"We Are Speaking" Substack I discuss the life and times of Sojourner Truth, including some facts you may not know. The article is free to read. Click (or copy/paste) the link t
  7. The Free and Fearless Lucy Stone

    The story of a remarkable women's rights pioneer and her legacy. Includes Henry Blackwell and Alice Stone Blackwell. #womensrights #suffrage #abolitionist #americanhistory #biography
  8. Alternatives to Policing

    Watch this wonderful and informative panel discussion on alternatives to policing. #Abolition #Abolitionist #PoliceReform #SystemIsWhatItDoes #PoliceBrutality #Racism #Politics #SayTheirNames
  9. Ernestine Louise Rose

    Ernestine Louise Rose (January 13, 1810 – August 4, 1892) was a # suffragist , # abolitionist , and # freethinker who has been called the “first Jewish feminist.” Her career spanned from the 1830s to the 1870s, making her a contemporary to the more famous suffragist Susan B. Anthony . #