Smith reviews Sandefur’s biography, Frederick Douglass: Self-Made Man, published by the Cato Institute in 2018.
A self-taught escaped slave, statesman, and leader of the American Abolitionist Movement, Frederick Douglass is best known for his speeches and auto-biographies, in which he stressed the universal equality of all humans.
A list of some of the biographical essays at libertarianism.org.
Presley gives a rundown of some of the many black women, both famous and lesser-known, who worked toward the abolition of slavery.
Having previously discussed abolitionist black women, Presley highlights some of the white women in the movement to end slavery.
Blanks discusses the struggles for freedom during the civil rights movement and libertarians hesitancy to address the period.
Frances E. W. Harper was an author, poet, and abolitionist.
Smith discusses the crucial role played by the inalienable right of self-ownership in the abolitionist crusade to abolish slavery.
Smith examines Lincoln’s views on slavery and some of his many disagreements with abolitionists.
Victoria Woodhull was a political radical in the free love movement and the first woman to run for president.
Smith discusses the split in the American Anti-Slavery Society over voting, equal rights for women, and other causes.