Offering his dismal reflections on the World Anti-Slavery Convention, Rogers reminds readers that the abolitionist revolution is no bureaucratic body.
Rogers introduces Cinques and the Amistad rebels, who showed that a chance at liberty and autonomy was more precious than life under slavery.
Rogers explains how northerners, too, were complicit in slavery and cautions that political revolution alone would not create an abolitionist society.
Our author and his compatriots revel in their minority status, fighting The Good Fight, and suffering along the way.
In a community-building activist junket, Rogers and William Lloyd Garrison hunt for honest souls in the forests and hills of New Hampshire.
Rogers takes us on a transcendent yet rugged tour of Vermont, a land virtually untouched by the scourge called “Colorphobia.”
Rather than ride the wave of romantic, nationalistic Young Americanism, Rogers wanted to build a culture of abolitionism.
Our study begins with a frank discussion of slavery, its impact on American life, and the constitutionality question.