Tag Archives: Fugitive Slave Act

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #22: Can One Person Change the World?

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about doing the right thing, and the potential of one person to change the world. Can one person change the world? I think it’s possible. Rosa Parks demonstrates the power of a single individual doing the right thing. In this […]

Podcast: Hero of Liberty; Charles Langston and the Oberlin-Wellington Rescue

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In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I tell the story of a hero for liberty and the rescue of a fugitive slave. Northern abolitionists who defied federal law to assist accused runaway slaves demonstrated the kind of courage we need today. They weren’t deterred by [insert horrible thing the feds will do here]. […]