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FEATURING KAREN COOK BELL - As the Republican-led war on the voting rights of people of color, and against the teaching of critical race theory, reaches a fever-pitch, today we explore a little-told aspect of American history. Historian Karen Cook Bell in a new book called Running From Bondage, tells the stories of enslaved Black women’s resistance during and after the American Revolution. They are the stories of what Bell calls America’s “Black Founding Mothers.”

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