Sarah's Long Walk: The Free Blacks of Boston and How Their Struggle for Equality Changed America

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In 1847, a five-year-old African American girl named Sarah Roberts was forced to walk past five white schools to attend the poor and densely crowded all-black Abiel Smith School on Boston's Beacon Hill. Incensed that his daughter had been turned away at each white school, her father, Benjamin, sued the city of Boston on her behalf. The historic ... Read More

Sarah's Long Walk: The Free Blacks of Boston and How Their Struggle for Equality Changed America 2006, Beacon Press (MA), Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780807050194

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