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Underground Railroad

Detroit: The Last Stop On The Underground Railroad

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Part X

By Cheryl Brown

Photos by Jon Gaede


The fifth annual Underground Railroad field study tour returned to Detroit after two days in Canada.

Buxton: the Community Built By Formerly Enslaved Africans

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Part IX

By Cheryl Brown

It took Rev. King about two years to settle the will with the rest of his family and petition the church to allow him to step down.

UGRR Chatham Canada

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Part VIII

By Cheryl Brown

Canadian historian Gwendolyn Robinson says in her book "Seek the Truth" the story about Blacks in Chatham, Ontario, Canada that the influx of Blacks in the region began in the late 1700s. It continued until Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation and the enslavement of Blacks in America was legally over. Many of those who called the area home left to return in search of family and to rebuild the war torn south.



Uncle Tom's Cabin

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Find out why calling someone an Uncle Tom is an injustice to Josiah Henson. This history must not be exaggerated or minimized. But the truth about it must be told.

Part VIII

By Cheryl Brown

Teachers Continue on the UGRR Trek

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Wilberforce and Xenia, Ohio are the cities visited before leaving for Cleveland and Oberlin

Part III

By Cheryl Brown

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