Sept 3, 1838 Frederick Douglass Ran for Freedom

The latest work in the series on Frederick Douglass

opens September 3, 2017

at the American Labor Museum.

It opens on the day 179 years ago,

in which Douglass succesfully ran for freedom.

Recalling Charles Nalle and Scott Christianson

In African-American History by markp5 / May 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

Author Scott Christianson and artist Mark Priest discuss Charles Nalle, a fugitive slave from Virginia who was arrested in Troy in 1860 and freed with the help of Harriet Tubman and an angry crowd. (Paul Grondahl / Times Union)

Media: Times Union