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synonyms for abolitionist

  • activist
  • advocate
  • opponent
  • revolutionary
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Like most abolitionists of the day — including her mentor, William Lloyd Garrison, founder of the American Anti-Slavery Society — Child was committed to nonviolence.
A SHOCKING 19TH-CENTURY CRIME REVEALS THE CONTINUED NEED FOR GENDER EQUALITYJULIE MILLERDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Tyler spent the last years of his life railing against Abraham Lincoln and the abolitionist movement.
THE 10TH PRESIDENT’S LAST SURVIVING GRANDSON: A BRIDGE TO THE NATION’S COMPLICATED PASTGILLIAN BROCKELLNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A later resident was Lucy Caldwell, who held meetings of an abolitionist society in the house.
THIS MIGHT BE WASHINGTON’S OLDEST HOUSE, BUT IT CAME FROM NEW ENGLANDJOHN KELLYNOVEMBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I talked to Herzing about the wave of attention that abolition has gotten in 2020 and why she says that the abolitionist imagination is far from limited.
WHAT THE PUBLIC IS GETTING RIGHT — AND WRONG — ABOUT POLICE ABOLITIONFABIOLA CINEASOCTOBER 30, 2020VOX
If you really want an abolitionist future, you need to work for an abolitionist future.
WHAT THE PUBLIC IS GETTING RIGHT — AND WRONG — ABOUT POLICE ABOLITIONFABIOLA CINEASOCTOBER 30, 2020VOX
The museum there is open, and we stared for a long time at photographs of the abolitionist with his wild eyes.
AUTUMN IN THE ADIRONDACKS IS A MOUNTAIN DODEBRA BRUNOOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The righteous outrage of abolitionists who tried to end slavery in the mid-1800s was justified even if they would not have been so outraged in different circumstances – say, where the country had not been on the brink of civil war.
PHILOSOPHY AND PSYCHOLOGY AGREE – YELLING AT PEOPLE WHO AREN’T WEARING MASKS WON’T WORKLGBTQ-EDITORSEPTEMBER 21, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Many southern states passed resolutions requesting the northern states to forbid the publication of abolitionist papers.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
Osborne is a sneaking Yankee, an abolitionist, and the old fool can't keep his mouth shut.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
People would call me a low-down Abolitionist and despise me for keeping mum—but that don't make no difference.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
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