Black Issues Forum

NC's First Black Legislator

Season 28 Episode 2808 | 26m 48s | Video has closed captioning.

The book "Freedom by Fire" North Carolina author Dr. David Cecelski tells the story of Abraham Galloway, a slave who escaped Eastern North Carolina to freedom, served as a spy for the Union Army, and went on to be elected Senator twice. Cecelski gives detailed accounts from the book.

Aired: 11/25/12

Rating: NR

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Black Issues Forum is a local public television program presented by PBS NC.