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Author, Prof. Carol Faulkner, abolitionist Lucretia Mott

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Join The Gist of Freedom host Jamaal Brown and Professor Faulkner as they talk about Faulkner's latest book, “Lucretia Mott’s Heresy: Abolition and Women’s Rights in Nineteenth-Century America”. In the first biography of Mott in thirty years, historian Carol Faulkner reveals the motivations of this radical egalitarian from Nantucket. and learn about the abolitionist Lucretia Mott. Temple Univ. Curator, Charles Blockson ~ "Freedom seekers, and others including Tubman, Nat Turner and Sojourner Truth, stopped at her property for food, money and shelter. Mott, a Quaker preacher had a farm in the community now known as La Mott in Cheltenham Township.