Leonard Black

Leonard A. Black

Leonard Black was a minister and author who was born a slave on March 8, 1820. He escaped after 20 years, wrote The Life and Sufferings of Leonard Black: A Fugitive from Slavery, and became the minister of First Baptist Church in Petersburg, Virginia as well as working in many other churches. He died on April 28, 1883.

LIFE AS A SLAVE
RELIGIOUS LIFE
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WORKS CITED