- Pennsylvania Quaker William Still Fought Against the Evils of Slavery
November 25, 1857 PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania African-Americans, Race-Relations, Law, Politics, Church/Religious-Activity, Crime/Violence, Health/Death
On November 25, 1857, William Still recorded a story that told of the horrors of slavery in the South. Still assisted a group of slaves on the journey to freedom by way of the Underground Railroad. He was among the abolitionists during this time that believed that blacks should be afforded equal rights and opportunities that would allow them to earn a living. Still did not feel that blacks were...