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NC's First Black Legislator

  • Aired: 11/25/2012
  • 26:48
  • Rating: NR
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.
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Learn about North Carolina's first black senator, ex- slave Abraham Galloway.
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