Prince Hall

February 2, 2017- Prince Hall (1735-1807)

TODAY WE HONOR PRINCE HALL OF BOSTON, WHO WAS NOT ONLY A REGISTERED VOTER OF HIS DAY, BUT A STAUNCH ABOLITIONIST AND CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST WHO USED THE POWER OF PETITIONS TO EFFECTIVELY PETITION THE GOVERNMENT TO GAIN RIGHTS FOR BLACKS. THIS ARTICLE EXEMPLIFIED THE COMPLEXITIES OF THE FIGHT FOR BLACK SUFFRAGE DURING A COLONIAL ERA BUILT ON THE IMMORAL INSTITUTION OF SLAVERY.

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