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Pod-Textualizing the Past is a podcast that explores U.S. history from pre-colonization through the U.S. Civil War. Produced at the University of Texas at El Paso, Professor Susan Stanfield talks with experts about specific aspects of U.S. history and their cultural impact.

June 19, 2020

Episode 11: Charlotte Forten: Radical, Teenaged, Abolitionist

Dr. Kristen Hillaire Glasgow (Ph.D. History, U.C.L.A.) discusses Charlotte Forten, a young woman of color in the 1850s who is an anti-slavery activist.  Using Forten’s diary of her teenaged years as a focal point, Glasgow examines her thoughts and perspective shedding new light on the abolition movement. 

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