Tag Archives: Slavery

Henry “Box” Brown

Celebrating the struggles of our ancestors. Henry “Box” Brown packaged and mailed himself, while inside of a wooden box, from a Virginia slave plantation to Philadelphia in search of freedom. Today, we must maintain our freedom with the same determination as Henry “Box Brown.

Henry Highland Garnet

Good morning family and friends! Celebrating accomplishments of African-Americans, Henry Highland Garnet is the first African-American to speak before the House of Representatives. He is also one of the founders of American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society. He was born on December 23, 1815, and passed-on on February 13, 1882. http://www.facebook.com/AfricanAmerican100