Lemuel Haynes

Lemuel Haynes

Listen to a description of the life and career of Lemuel Haynes. He was the earliest recorded black Congregational preacher, a self-taught scholar, and a Revolutionary war soldier. Over a century before the Civil War, he preached in support of equality for black Americans across New England and New York and sowed the seeds for the abolition movement.

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