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Lift Up Thy Voice: The Sarah and Angelina Grimke Family’s Journey from Slaveholders to Civil Rights Leaders

by Mark Perry
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In the late 1820s Sarah and Angelina Grimke traded their elite position as daughters of a prominent white slaveholding family in Charleston, South Carolina, for a life dedicated to abolitionism and advocacy of womens rights in the North. After the Civil War, discovering that their late brother had had children with one of his slaves, the Grimke sisters helped to educate t