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American history preserved through the use of Primary sources, Black History, African American History~ The african experience; Shared by the legends themselves, their descendants, loved ones, genealogist and scholars. Presented by The Gist of Freedom

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Black Emigrationists~ Book Reading, Black Abolitionists by Benjamin Quarles! Black Emigrationists Newspaper

Black Abolitionists chp 9 Benjamin Quarles ~"Before the ship's owner could arrest them under the 1793 Fugitive Slave Law, a group of 6 black women rushed into the state Supreme Court . While the attorney for Morris was addressing... more

Maya Angelou on Quilts & Slavery- Sunday, March 10 ~ Harriet Tubman Day! On July 15th the producer of The Gist of Freedom was blessed with the opportunity, by chance to call in and speak to Maya Angelou on The Rolonda Watts... more

Join The Gist of Freedom as we continue our reading -The Free Black Vote- Book Black Abolitionists, By Benjamin Quarles chapter 9.

Click and Listen to Lezlie wells Harper, owner operator of Niagara Bound Tours Company located in Canada- Tonight on The Gist of Freedom with host Preston Washington! WWW.BlogTalkRadio.com/BLackHISTORY NBT is an attraction... more

Join us in NYC at The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial & Educational Center The Gist of Freedom is pleased to present in partnership with The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial & Educational Center and ILyasah Shabazz... more

Dating from its origin, the Negro press printed the names of black informants,Freedom's Journal listing those of Moses Smith, formerly of Baltimore, and Nathan Gooms of New York, in its issue of November 7, 1828. The mere... more

Join The Gist of Freedom as we welcome Filmmaker Keith Beauchamp (The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till) returns to The ID Channel with– THE INJUSTICE FILES: HOOD OF SUSPICION Premieres on Wednesday,... more

International Anti-Slavery Movement-Book Black Abolitionist chapters 7& 8! when the idea suddenly flashed across my mind of shutting myself up in a box, and getting myself conveyed as dry goods to a free state. he did not think I could live... more

The Gist of Freedom welcomes Ida B. Wells: Warrior For Justice presented by Safiya Bandele! "The Review of Reviews announced that Wells, ?a talented and resolute young lady of colour?, was on a pilgrimage around the British Isles to... more