Timothy Thomas Fortune: A Great, Forgotten Black RadicalBreaking News
tags: African American history, Black History, radicalism
Adam Serwer is a staff writer at The Atlantic, where he covers politics.
I wrote this comic about Timothy Thomas Fortune, a newspaper editor, orator, and leader who was born into slavery and spent most of his life advocating for the rights of black Americans. Although not as well known as some of his more famous counterparts, Fortune had a profound influence on the battle for civil rights.
— Adam Serwer
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