Explore the life and times of Benjamin Sterling Turner, an extraordinary man with a kind heart and a level head who fought for equality and civil rights, becoming one of the first black Americans elected to the US House of Representatives in 1870. In this illustrated biography with expressive portraiture and moving scenes, Turner’s determination, compassion, and intellect shine bright as he moves from his birth into slavery to becoming a free man and respected leader.
Pallas Gates McCorquodale
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