Columbus Neighborhoods

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

Clip: Season 5 Episode 24 | 4m 41s

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper was an abolitionist and suffragist. She was a prolific writer whose work took the forms of poetry, novels journalism and speeches. She helped slaves escape through the Underground Railroad and devoted her life to fighting for equality.

Aired: 05/02/19

Rating: NR

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