Who is Angelina Grimke?
The daughter of a wealthy slave-holding family in Charleston, South Carolina, Angelina Grimke believed that slavery was a sin and a stain on the nation. In 1829, she moved north to Philadelphia and became a leader in the abolitionist movement.
The Abolitionists premieres on PBS January 8, 15 & 22.
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