They were enslaved. They helped the enslaved and those freed from slavery.
They worked for freedom for all.

Frederick Douglass
Anti-Slavery Speaker
Started anti-slavery newspaper
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Elizabeth Keckley
Made dresses for First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln
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Susie King Taylor
Civil War Nurse
Wrote book about her experience during the Civil War
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Harriet Tubman
Conductor on Underground Railroad
Spy and Scout for the Union Army
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