At the age of 15 Claudette Colvin was arrested in Montgomery, Alabama, for refusing to give up her seat to a white woman on a crowded, segregated bus.
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Dunmore’s Royal Ethiopians
Enter the exhibit to learn more about Governor Lord Dunmore’s British Royal Ethiopians Regiments and the Revolutionary War.
Category: New Jersey During the Revolutionary War (1776)
The Life of Frederick Douglass
Born into slavery in Maryland, Frederick Douglass (ca. 1817-1895) disguised himself as a sailor and escaped to New York City.
Category: Freedom Fighters 1700’s
Thomas Mundy Peterson
Category: Slavery In New Jersey Emancipation/reconstruction (1870-1910)
Hold of a Ship
Category: Trans- Atlantic Slave Trade