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William Lloyd Garrison (1805-1879) was an American abolitionist, social reformer, and publisher of the pro-abolition newspaper: the Liberator. Garrison was unique for his time by demanding “immediate emancipation” of all slaves. Using the Liberator as his voice, Garrison spread his convictions all across the North (his newspaper was not sold in the south). In his […]

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Before the 19th century, women were not given the privilege of having a career in journalism. Jobs in journalism were generally given to white males, or women who had special connections through their male family members or spouses. However, during the 19th century, Maria Stewart, an African American woman, paved her way into the field […]

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