She Inspires

Elizabeth Freeman (Mumbet)

01/10/2019 | 1m 4s | Video has closed captioning.

Abolitionist Mumbet (later choosing the name Elizabeth Freeman), who was born in Claverack in the 1700s, is a symbol of courage to all who strive for freedom. She worked as a slave in western Massachusetts until she sued for her freedom and won. Image courtesy of The Trustees of Reservations and the African American Heritage Trail, a project of the Upper Housatonic National Heritage Area.

Aired: 01/10/19

Rating: NR

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She Inspires is a local public television program presented by WMHT.

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