Wednesday, May 25, 2011

One Small Step for Men, and a Giant Leap for Freedom!

Library of Congress Image

Spring of 2011 marks the 150th Anniversary of the Dismantling of Slavery.  I refer to the 3 men--who were the Rosa Parks of their day. Frank Baker, Shephard Mallory and James Townsend. These men who are not widely known---made a simple mark in history. They walked onto Ft. Monroe and asked for refuge., refusing further enslavement.

One small step for men.........and a giant leap for Freedom!

This video is shared in honor of those three men--Baker, Townsend and Mallory!

Ft. Monroe: Freedom's Fortress
Source: The Richmond Times Dispatch May 22, 2011

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