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Articles with keyword "antislavery"

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of Ulysses S. Grant

A new film tells how he survived vicissitudes to remain the most loved man of his century.

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Safe Harbor

A town in Massachusetts opens its doors to fugitive slaves.

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Excerpts from the Writings of James M. McPherson

McPherson's books capture the complexity of the Civil War and the connections between battlefront and home front.

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Uproar in the Classroom

A new film explores how the written word carries explosive consequences.

Illustration of Henry Brown

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This End Up

Henry Box Brown mailed himself to freedom.

Actors from Slavery by Another Name

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Re-enslaved

How African-American bondage came back after emancipation.

Montage of Harriet Beecher Stowe and a family letter.

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Parlor Politics

The area of Nook Farm was a hotbed for Stowe and her activist circle.