Josiah Henson: the forgotten story in the history of slavery | Curio

Josiah Henson: the forgotten story in the history of slavery

13 mins | Jul 2, 2020

He rescued more than 100 enslaved people and yet, barely anyone has heard of him. "Henson has largely been lost to history. Every month, nearly 1.4 million people Google Abraham Lincoln, 228,000 look up Frederick Douglass, and 135,000 search for Confederate general Robert E Lee." But, just about 4,000 people search for Henson's name. Why? Jared A. Brock investigates for the Guardian.

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