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William Lloyd Garrison (December 10, 1805 – May 24, 1879) was a prominent American abolitionist, journalist, and social reformer. He is best known as the editor of the abolitionist newspaper The Liberator, and was one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society. He promoted "immediate emancipation" of slaves in the United States. Garrison was also a prominent voice for the women's suffrage movement.

MARIA W. STEWART was a Lecturer and Author who first came to prominence writing for William Lloyd Garrison's newspaper, THE LIBERATOR. She was one of the first American women to speak to a mixed crowd of men and women, which was considered sacrilegious at the time. She would also become the FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN to give Public Speeches about ABOLITIONISM and WOMEN'S RIGHTS, especially Black Women's Rights.

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The History Place - Great Speeches Collection: William Lloyd Garrison Speech - On the Death of John Brown

James Forten (September 2, 1766 - March 4, 1842) was a wealthy Philadelphia sailmaker. He was an active abolitionist, helping to found William Lloyd Garrison's The Liberator and supporting the paper financially. Forten opposed colonization movements and fought for equality for free blacks in Pennsylvania, often partnering with Richard Allen and Absalom Jones. He is the grandfather of poet and diarist Charlotte Forten Grimke Weld.

William Lloyd Garrison (1805-1879) (1833Portrait) Social Reformer, Abolitionist, Suffragist, Journalist,

William Lloyd Garrison - abolitionist and owner of the anti-slavery newspaper, "The Liberator"

Abolitionist, educator, labor leader, temperance worker and women's rights advocate Susan B. Anthony was born into a Massachusetts Quaker family in 1820. She grew up in an activist household where important abolitionists such as Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison were common visitors in her parents' parlor.

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William Lloyd Garrison (December 12, 1805 – May 24, 1879) was a prominent American abolitionist, journalist, and social reformer. He is best known as the editor of the abolitionist newspaper The Liberator, and as one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society, he promoted "immediate emancipation" of slaves in the United States. Garrison was also a prominent voice for the women's suffrage movement.